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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Connor Paolo
Nick Damici
Michael Cerveris
Directors
Jim Mickle
Screenwriters
Jim Mickle
Nick Damici
Running Time
98 minutes

Stake Land
Vampires and Christians vs. US


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Stake Land

Plot
Vampires overrun the world. A veteran hunter (Damici) and his orphan teenager apprentice (Paolo) wander between enclaves of survivors, and are harried by both the vampires and a cult, led by the charismatic Jebedia (Cerveris), who believe the monsters are instruments of God’s justice.


Verdict
A vampire post-apocalypse road movie with blood, brains and heart — and not just in the literal, splattered-on-the-screen sense. It’s a good little genre piece, edgy rather than slick, and well worth a look.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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