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Directors:
Luca Boni (co-director)
Marco Ristori (co-director)
Writers:
Marco Ristori (screenplay) and
Germano Tarricone (screenplay)
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A new race is rising
Plot:
The world - devastated by the Great Epidemic - is governed by hordes of living dead. Three men - Igor and Alen... See more » | Add synopsis »
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One more to still the never ending hunger for zombie flicks… See more (14 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Alex Lucchesi ... Igor
Guglielmo Favilla ... Alen
Claudio Marmugi ... Gyno
Rosella Elmi ... Alexis
Elisa Ferretti ... Cristina
Steve Sylvester ... Plague Spreader
Paolo Spartaco Palazzi ... Caravaggio
Roberto Mariotti ... Doc. Cangiato
Riccardo Floris ... Rudi
Fabiano Lioi ... Fuhrer
Francesco Malcom ... Guard
Matteo Cantu ... Slim-Jim
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Directed by
Luca Boni (co-director)
Marco Ristori (co-director)
 
Writing credits
Marco Ristori (screenplay) and
Germano Tarricone (screenplay)

Produced by
Luca Boni .... producer
David Bracci .... co-producer
Filippo Corradin .... executive producer
Marco Palese .... producer
Marco Ristori .... producer
 
Original Music by
Bahntier 
Justin Bennett 
Filippo Corradin 
Stefano Rossello 
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Cinematography by
Paco Ferrari 
 
Film Editing by
Luca Boni 
Marco Ristori 
 
Production Design by
Manuel Fazzari 
Tiziano Martella 
 
Makeup Department
Francesca Cioni .... makeup artist
 
Art Department
Manuel Fazzari .... construction coordinator
Tiziano Martella .... set designer
 
Sound Department
Alberto Battocchi .... boom operator
Andrea Pasqualetti .... sound
 
Special Effects by
David Bracci .... special effects
Carlo Diamantini .... special effects makeup
Enrico Galli .... special effects assistant
Gustavo Melella .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Luca Boni .... visual effects supervisor
 
Stunts
Extreme Team Livorno .... stunts
 
Animation Department
Luca Boni .... background artist
 
Thanks
Carlo Bagnoli .... very special thanks
Uwe Boll .... very special thanks
Michael Nachoff .... very special thanks
Michael Roesch .... very special thanks
 

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94 min
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18 out of 25 people found the following review useful.
One more to still the never ending hunger for zombie flicks…, 23 April 2011
Author: Coventry from the Draconian Swamp of Unholy Souls

Uwe Boll's name proudly shining on the poster of a brand new and seemingly engrossing zombie movie… U-oh, that certainly brings back the (not so) fond memories of "House of the Dead". Don't worry just yet, because Mr. Boll apparently just produced the movie and counseled the two young but ambitious directors Luca Boni and Marco Ristori. When they came to the Belgian Fantastic Film Festival to introduce their movie, they told the audience that they literally sent out millions of emails and letters to acclaimed directors in the business, but Uwe Boll was the only one kind enough to reply. Say what you want about Uwe Boll but he's definitely not pretentious.

"Eaters" certainly isn't a total waste of film, but the problem with zombie movies simply is that there have been far too many of them since the new millennium. Stories about world-devastating viruses and unstoppable plagues are all so damn derivative and uninspired, while the gore and make-up effects haven't been shocking anyone anymore since several years. "Eaters" unfortunately isn't an exception to this. The story simply revolves on a duo of embittered men, survivors of the great epidemic that wiped out all of humanity, who fill their days with nagging to each other and rounding up corpses – dead or alive ones - for research. Another survivor, a scientist named Gyno, hopes to diagnose the origin of the epidemic, which was supposedly spread intentionally by someone called the Plague Spreader. Apart from hunting for zombies, Igor and Alan also have to find food and evade a crazy bunch of next generation Nazis. There are undeniably a couple of nifty ideas and imaginative gimmicks in "Eaters", like the idea of a religious fanatic spreading the plague like a punishment from God or lunatic Nazi officers using the living dead for target practice, but these are underdeveloped whereas the main story lines revert to clichés. The dialogs between the two lead actors are mundane and stereotypical. Igor is a trigger-happy macho and Alan is introvert and depressed over the loss of his beloved fiancée. Uwe Boll's money was well spent on make- effects, however. The rotting corpses look suitably nasty and Gyno's medical experiments are quite engrossing. Good soundtrack, too.

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