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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Alexis Diaz de Villegas
Jorge Molina
Directors
Alejandro Brugues
Screenwriters
Alejandro Brugues
Running Time
100 minutes

Juan Of The Dead
Cuban Zombie Crisis


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Plot
Cuba. A zombie outbreak spreads, and ne’er-do-well Juan (Díaz de Villegas) and his sidekick Lazaro (Molina) try to cash in on the crisis by offering to terminate zombies on behalf of family members who can’t bear to kill their loved ones.


Verdict
If it’s not too late in the day for yet another zombie movie, this has enough small pleasures — especially in the lead characterisations — to make it a worthwhile watch for a) Cuban exiles and b) long-term zombie completists. Others may be slightly bewildered.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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