The Returned Poster

Release Date: February 14th, 2014

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 38 min

Plot Summary
A couple (Emily Hampshire, Kris Holden-Ried) flee after supplies of a protein used to treat a zombie virus run low, and all those infected are ordered to report to a secure medical facility.

Cast: Emily Hampshire, Kris Holden-Ried, Shawn Doyle, Claudia Bassols, Jamie Lyle, Melina Matthews, Paulino Nunes, Barry Flatman

Director: Manuel Carballo

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Castelao Producciones S.A., RAMACO MEDIA 1, INC.

Distributors: Level Film

Ratings & Reviews

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  • The Returned can’t transcend its packaging as a genre piece: It swaps out an entire set of horror-movie manoeuvres for trite, TV-style thriller tricks. show more

  • 60

    Zombies are a versatile source for metaphor, whether they represent a deadened consumerist society, a victimized minority or a worldwide medical disaster. In The Returned, they serve best as an unseen peril, one that's growing inside Alex and threatening to undo his and Kate's enviable existence. show more

  • Though well put together -- it keeps up the interest throughout and offers much food for thought -- the film lacks the authentically unsettling note that would have made it stand out. show more

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