A zombie plague has turned the residents of a Mi’gMaq reserve, who are strangely immune to the disease, into humanity’s saviours. For his sophomore feature, Jeff Barnaby brings a somewhat hackneyed genre blazingly back to life by injecting it with a militant, very of-the-moment energy.
Something strange is happening around the Red Crow Mi’gMaq reserve: dead fish start coming back to life, followed shortly by dead humans. All too soon, the Indigenous residents of Red Crow — remarkably immune to the hideous plague — find their community invaded by white refugees, whose survival they must ensure . . . Jeff Barnaby (Rhymes for Young Ghouls) surely had one of the year’s best pitches with this brilliantly twisted storyline. His dark sophomore feature, harrowing and...
| 96 minutes | 2019
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