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It Stains the Sands Red (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi | 28 July 2017 (USA)
In the throes of a zombie apocalypse, a troubled woman from Las Vegas with a dark past finds herself stranded in the desert with a lone and ravenous zombie on her tail.


Colin Minihan
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Credited cast:
Brittany Allen ... Molly
Juan Riedinger ... Smalls
Merwin Mondesir ... Nick
Kristopher Higgins ... Ted
Andrew Supanz ... Jason
Nico David ... Chase
Michael Filipowich ... Jimmy
Dylan Playfair ... Robbie
Warren E. Thomas ... Soldier 1
Steve Judkins ... Soldier 2
Max Christensen Max Christensen ... Young Chase
Kyle McCachen ... Flashback Boyfriend
Shawn O'Brion Shawn O'Brion ... Dead Blake
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Drew Marvick ... Pipe Wrench Zombie


This is it. What humanity feared the most is already happening, as a virulent pandemic sweeps the globe from end to end like a pitiless scourge, leaving behind legions of freshly-animated decomposing zombies. Under those circumstances, in the carcass of a levelled Las Vegas, a totally unprepared exotic dancer, Molly, crosses the rugged terrain of the unforgiving desert, driven solely by the will to survive, and a motive even greater than her own life. However, she's not alone. Like a powerful flesh-magnet, Molly attracts a ferocious undead male who is craving for a bite of those fragrant and bright-red offals of hers--and wherever Molly goes, the walking dead predator follows. In the end, do zombies ever get tired? Written by Nick Riganas

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It NEVER rests. It NEVER sleeps. It NEVER stops. See more »


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The film had its world premiere at the Sitges Film Festival in October 2016. It also screened at the 2017 LA Film Festival. It began a limited theatrical release on July 28, 2017.[3] See more »


GoPro mounted on the side of the red convertible, visible in the shot directly before the one the GoPro was used for, of Molly's reflection in the mirror. See more »


Molly: Desert, it is. One foot after another. One foot after another. One foot after another...
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In the credits co-writer Stuart Ortiz thanks multiple famous serial killers such as Ted Bundy See more »


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A Zombie Buddy Movie
25 January 2018 | by jacewhite-237-481498See all my reviews

I just stumbled across this on one of the premium networks, and frankly expected more of the same - just another zombie retelling, which is kind of old, at this point. Boy, was I wrong. This story is so clever, and at times hilarious. The two main actors - Brittany Allen, as a coke-addicted stripper stranded in the desert, and Juan Riedinger a zombie in not-so-hot pursuit - are absolutely dead on. So to speak. I could see where zombie purists might not like it, simply because it's so unconventional, but I think it's a hidden gem.

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28 July 2017 (USA) See more »

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Valley of Fire, Nevada, USA See more »


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