Zombi Child

2019

Zombi Child

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90%

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Total Count: 21

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Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d'honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends -- never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.

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Critic Reviews for Zombi Child

All Critics (21) | Top Critics (4)

  • Provides a bold and compelling bridge between the living and the dead.

    May 21, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
  • Bonello's electrifying folklore gets under your skin, with the audacious and cunning mystique of a magician who always has one more trick prepared.

    May 18, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Does this strange brew entirely coalesce? Maybe not, but what it has going for it is Bonello's typically seductive craftsmanship...

    May 17, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…

    A.A. Dowd

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  • A fresh if tangled take on a well-tread genre.

    May 17, 2019 | Full Review…
  • Although the supernatural arrives at some point, Bonnello tries to delay it as much as possible to avoid a film both liberal and metaphorical. [Full Review in Spanish]

    Jun 13, 2019 | Full Review…
  • ...functioning equally as a delirious teen-horror reverie, a serious study of the zombie myth, and an open-ended riff on the persistence of the colonial past.

    Jun 3, 2019 | Full Review…

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