South Korea. Direction: Yeon Sang-ho. Production: Lee Dong-ha / Next Entertainment World, RedPeter Film. Coproduction: Kim Yeon-ho. Screenplay: Yeon Sang-ho, Ryu Yong-jae. Photography: Lee Hyung-deok. Music: Mowg. Edition: Yang Jin-mo. Cast: Gang Dong-won, Lee Jung-hyun, Lee Jong-suk, Re Lee, Kwon Hae-hyo, Kim Min-jae. Running time: 116 min.
LANGUAGE: Korean / SUBTITLES: Spanish
Even if you find it very hard, forget Train to Busan (2016), because the marvellous horror story told to us in that movie is already long outdated, so much so that the apocalypse, the post-apocalypse and the post-post-apocalypse are now behind us. Ships packed with survivors of the zombie hordes wanting to come onto the continent are being held outside the 12 mile limit established by the authorities because –duh!– the decks and holds are infected by the undead... Nearer shore, in the ports and on the islands, are handfuls of people who refuse to die in a putrid retro-futuristic thriller-like Mad Max atmosphere; creatures merging Furiosa, El Chapo and Rambo... Simply glorious. The whole thing ticks over like a finely tuned remote control car.