If you're a fan of foreign horror, you've got to love IFC. Over the course of the past year or so, they've become ardent supporters of fright films from around the globe, bringing numerous movies to America that probably would have never seen the light of a projector's bulb in domestic theaters otherwise.

Their latest, the French horror offering Mutants, is set to debut on their Video-On-Demand service on February 10th. In preparation, they've released an official trailer that you can check out after the jump.

The clip looks good--very reminiscent of 28 Days Later with its vicious and bloody monsters running amok. It doesn't appear to be particularly original--I think we may need a moratorium on pandemics as plot devices--but I don't think it's necessary to reinvent the wheel when making a movie of this nature in the first place. Give us some gore, a reasonably compelling story, and characters who don't act like total morons and I'll probably be happy.

Here's the official plot synopsis, courtesy of IFC:

"A world devastated by a pandemic virus that turns human beings into primitive and bloodthirsty creatures, Marco and Sonia set off to find a secret base to escape from the 'mutants.' When the latter attack them, Marco is contaminated, too. Little by little, he undergoes the same changes. Sonia, who is expecting a baby, is then forced to fight her worst enemy, the man she loves."

Click the handy "read more" button to watch the clip.
categories Horror