Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect the precious cargo he carries: his infant daughter.

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Stranded in the midst of a zombie apocalypse, a man sets in motion an unlikely plan to protect the precious cargo he carries: his infant daughter.

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Son of a... great, now I have to go find a way to put the pieces of my heart back together!
5 September 2013 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

With a solid opening(effective storytelling defined; aspiring filmmakers, take notes. Make a list of just how many things are communicated by the start of this, if you want protips), this brings us into the middle of a zombie apocalypse, with a man determined to save his infant. But there's one huge problem - he's already been bitten.

When there is no more room for new takes on this subgenre, the crap will overload it. And in that situation, maybe the best thing to do is to focus on the characters, and give the audience a small-scale, personal story. It has been said that the way to determine if a monster story is good or not, is whether the creature could be removed, or at the very least replaced, and there would still be something compelling there. This, like many classical tales, succeeds that test, where many fail.

The 6 and a half minute(without credits, 7 with) running time flies by. If anything, it starts out on a high note, and only gains in traction. It gets increasingly devastating as it goes. While you won't realize immediately "what is going on"(what the man is actually doing and why), once you do, it's a fantastic idea, and you cheer in an earnest way that few current productions inspire. Production values are excellent, everything feels real, the Romero-esque setting is entirely credible.

There is constant disturbing content and a little bloody, brutal violence in this. I recommend this to everyone who likes undead horror. 8/10


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