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Posted by myfilmblog.com
11.12.2011

Zombie movies always have a component of political commentary but how appropos that the Cubans have taken the popular genre and adapted it to satirize their own political revolution.

“Juan of the Dead” tells the blood-drenched tale of a slacker who decides to save the island from an invasion of cannibalistic zombies. As the zombies turn Havana into a gory circus of flying limbs and severed heads, the nightly news anchors continue to calmly assert the government line, that the attacks are not the work of the undead but dissidents in the pay of the United States.

    



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