Goal of the Dead
First screened in September 2014
Directors: Benjamin Rocher and Thierry Poiraud. Cast: Alban Lenoir, Ahmed Sylla, Charlie Bruneau, Tiphaine Daviot, Sebastian Vandenberghe, Philippe du Janerand, Bruno Salomone, Patrick Ligardes, Xavier Laurent, Alexandre Philip, Vincent Debost, Benoît Moret, Renaud Rutten, Jean-François Cayrey, Philippe Rebbot, Joana Person, Franc Bruneau. Screenplay: Marie Garel Weiss, Tristan Schulmann, Nicolas Peufaillit, Ismaël Sy Savané, Quoc Dang Tran, and Laëtitia Trapet.

Twitter Capsule: Could you tell if soccer die-hards turned into furious zombies? Long, uneven, but entertaining enough.

VOR:   Beyond riffing on Shaun of the Dead, a creative entree into ideas about sports loyalty and provincial resentments. But also, lots of riffing on Shaun of the Dead.

Photo © 2014 Capture the Flag Films

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B–

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