Reg and Lindsay run an organic fertiliser business. They need a fresh supply of their "secret ingredient" to process through the meat grinder. Reg comes across two guys and a girl with a broken-down vehicle on their way to a music festival.
Barry is a talented mechanic and family man whose life is torn apart on the eve of a zombie apocalypse. His sister, Brooke, is kidnapped by a sinister team of gas-mask wearing soldiers & experimented on by a psychotic doctor. While Brooke plans her escape Barry goes out on the road to find her & teams up with Benny, a fellow survivor - together they must arm themselves and prepare to battle their way through hordes of flesh-eating monsters in a harsh Australian bushland. Written by
Kiah Roache-Turner & Tristan Roache-Turner
During filming, a serious accident occurred that nearly caused the death of Bianca Bradey's stunt double, she undershot her jump from the back of the lab truck onto the bonnet of the zombie truck and was nearly run over, fortunately she was unharmed. See more »
After the doctor is attacked and he shoots the zombie in the head, the zombie's brain are splattered everywhere and half of his head is missing (around 01.08.42) The zombie is shown again in same position (around 01.08.53), but after a few seconds, when the doctor says to Brooke: It's time, and he starts dancing towards her, we see the zombie, only this time, his head is completely intact and no brains are splattered on the floor (around 01.09.30). See more »
[upon firing his shotgun]
Oh shit, he wasn't a zombie?
No he fucking wasn't!
Is he alright? Is he ok?
His head is fucked!
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Wasn't expecting much, but best cinematic surprise in a long time. From what I thought might be another badly done take on the seemingly tired zombie premise came a fresh, well-acted, nicely-directed, great little indie film with some new ideas, lots of humor, hair-raising tense moments, and chock full of interesting characters.
Think Zombieland meets Mad Max, with a little 28 Days Later and some Laura Croft thrown in the mix. Mix is the perfect word because there's such a great blend of action, horror, humor, and sci-fi going by at whirlwind pace that by the end you're exhilarated, and a little woozy, but you just want to get back on the ride.
Hopefully someone smart will quickly grab up the same actors for a sequel. The movie ended just as a new twist was unfolding, and the story seriously deserves to continue.
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