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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Brad Pitt
Mireille Enos
James Badge Dale
Daniella Kertesz
Matthew Fox
David Morse
Directors
Marc Forster
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Running Time
110 minutes

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The sprinting dead


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Plot
A sudden outbreak of a zombie plague leaves the globe in tatters. Former UN worker Gerry Lane (Pitt) and his family seek refuge, before Gerry heads off to Asia in search of a cure...


Verdict
This nightmarish travelogue is coy about gore, but it’s still an effective thrill-ride. If the sequel happens, let’s hope it delivers some actual combat.


Reviewed by Nick de Semlyen

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