Zombi Child
First screened in January 2020
Director: Bertrand Bonello. Cast: Louise Labeque, Wislanda Louimat, Mackenson Bijou, Mathilde Riu, Ninon François, Adilé David, Kataina Milfort, Ginite Popote, Néhémy Pierre-Dahomey, Saadia Bentaïeb, Patrick Boucheron. Screenplay: Bertrand Bonello.

Twitter Capsule: Major risks with editing, story, tone, transcultural history. Earnest, mysterious. Ample room for debate, even alarm.

VOR:   You rarely see a movie that goes this far in courting asymmetrical, even heatedly opposed reactions, not just in its story but in its form.

Photo © 2019 My New Films/Les Films du Bal/
Arté France Cinéma/Playtime, © 2020 Film Movement

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B+

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