Zombi Child (2019)
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Title: Zombi Child (2019)
Release: 2019-06-12
Runtime: 103 min.
Genre: , ,
Stars: Louise Labèque, Wislanda Louimat, Katiana Milfort, Mackenson Bijou, Adilé David, Ninon François, Mathilde Riu, Ginite Popote, Néhémy Pierre-Dahomey, Sayyid El Alami, Saadia Bentaïeb
Overview: Zombi Child (2019) : Haiti, 1962: A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. In Paris, 55 years later, at the prestigious Légion d’honneur boarding school, a Haitian girl confesses an old family secret to a group of new friends - never imagining that this strange tale will convince a heartbroken classmate to do the unthinkable.
As filmmakers deepen their understanding of the cultural stereotypes that got us here and how we've internalised them, it seems they are removing the needle from voodoo dolls in exchange for portrayals with greater sensitivity. 'Zombi Child' is an absorbing, often perplexing story in which a religion with a healthy respect for death crosses paths with a French schoolgirl. - Jake Watt Read Jake's full article... https://www.maketheswitch.com.au/article/review-zombi-child-a-subtle-riff-on-the-zombie-genre