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Coming soon : Zombi Child

Director(s)
Bertrand Bonello
Country
France
Year
2019
Language
French and Creole with English subtitles
Duration
103 min

Coming soon – Virtual Cinema

In collaboration with Film Movement, Cinéma Moderne presents Zombi Child by Bertrand Bonello. By renting the movie online, you are supporting independent cinema and helping us get through this difficult time. The distributor will be sharing revenue directly with Cinéma Moderne. Thank you for your support and long live cinema!

The link will soon be available here

In a quieter register than his recent Nocturama, Bertrand Bonello’s eighth film is a bold re-examination of the zombie figure. The French filmmaker juxtaposes the tale of Clairvius Narcisse, a Haitian who came back from the dead in 1962, with the story of two young students who bond at a girls’ boarding school 55 years later. Through the double narrative, the director of Saint-Laurent reinterprets the zombie myth by layering on a provocative yet necessary historical aspect. A cerebral, confrontational approach to horror that will give you goosebumps. Just what you’d expect from Bonello! (Frédéric Bouchard, FNC 2019)

There’ve been a lot of movies about Voodoo culture and its colonialist history, but only Bertrand Bonello’s includes a speech about Rihanna. – IndieWire

Mixing political commentary, ethnography, teenage melodrama and genre horror, the film is an unashamedly cerebral study of multiple themes – colonialism, revolution, liberalism, racial difference and female desire – with its unconventional narrative structure taking us a journey that’s as intellectually demanding as it is compelling. – Screendaily

Les Incontournables – FNC 2019
Directors’ Fortnight – Cannes Film Festival 2019

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Director(s)
Bertrand Bonello
Country
France
Year
2019
Language
French and Creole with English subtitles
Duration
103 min