France, 2014. 8 condemned to death prisoners are the contestants of a real TV show. They must find the exit of a disused military experiment factory infested with mutant zombies within 2 hours. Only the last survivor can win the game.
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France, year 2014. To resolve a problem of prison overpopulation, the new totalitarian government announces that it supports openly the production of a new real TV show. In this show, 8 condemned to death prisoners are selected and locked into a disused military experiment factory infested with mutant zombies. They must find the exit within 2 hours, but only the last survivor can leave the building, win the game and recover his freedom... Written by
This is not a long feature, only 24 minutes, but it's a very interesting film, made by a young french movie maker. I saw his interview, this guy is a movie buff, who loves B action flicks, and uses it in his own stuff. He has many references, for instance in this one, where we think of CUBE, SAW, Zombie movies - and they are many of them - and that's for our pleasure. This topic is in the today's fashion, including politic point of view, as Xavier Gens' FRONTIERES was about presidential elections, and the result is, I repeat a mix up between all these schemes. I also think of LA HORDE. It's typically french. With a very good frenchie ending, not in the American way. It's also a downbeat picture of the network system, reality shows and so on, all this crap...
Perhaps the characters should have been more described. But I know the film runs only 24 minutes.
Catch it, it's worthwhile. This young director deserves to succeed in his career.
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