If you love zombies just as much as you love the Spanish language, 2012 has been a pretty awesome year for you.
You already got a first look at Juan of the Dead during this year's Miami International Film Festival. And starting May 4, you'll have the chance to see the Spanish language horror action film Zombie Dawn, debuting exclusively in the Miami metro area at the Hialeah MUVICO Theater.
The movie recently won multiple awards at the Zixion Sars film festival in Chile for directors Cristian Toledo and Lucio A. Rojas. And if you like your zombie flicks low-budget and gritty as hell, it'll likely win you over too.
The movie starts with a mysterious incident at
a remote mining facility in the year 2006. This incident unleashes a zombie horde with an appetite for human flesh that decimates
large portions of the cities and countryside, as mysterious mining incidents are wont to do. The rest of the
remaining, living population rapidly encloses the infected areas and
seals them off. The government and the mining corporation responsible are
left with nothing but questions, so 15 years later they commit
themselves to finding out what may have happened in the areas they abandoned. The movie commences as
a group of mercenaries heads into the area to find answers, led by a
cynical but no-nonsense Colonel and investigative scientists.
It's a premise typical of the zombie film genre. But let's be honest -- you're not watching this film for its surprising plot. You're watching it to see zombies attack, eat people, and get gruesomely killed. And judging from the trailer above, you won't be disappointed.
Along with Zombie Dawn, the computer-animated horror short Hambuster will be shown before the main horror feature as an added bonus.Ticket buyers also receive a free limited edition copy of the Zombie Dawn: Safehouse
comic book that contains a prequel tie-in story to the feature film.
Comic industry veterans David A. Rodriguez and Dheeraj Verma created the
special bilingual complimentary 28-page comic book, with text in both English and
Zombie Dawn premieres at Hialeah Muvico Friday, May 4. Visit zombiedawnmovie.com.
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