Zone of the Dead
|Zone of the Dead|
|Directed by||Milan Konjević
|Produced by||Milan Todorović
|Written by||Milan Konjević
|Distributed by||Epic Pictures Group|
|Release dates||February 22, 2009|
|Running time||96 min. (101 min. director's cut)|
Zone of the Dead, also known as Apocalypse of the Dead (Zona Mrtvih in Serbian) is a 2009 Serbian horror film by directors Milan Konjević and Milan Todorović. It stars Ken Foree, most well known for his starring role in Dawn of the Dead in 1978.
The film starts off with a police-escorted prisoner, who is being transported under the supervision of Interpol. The route leads them through the city of Pančevo, where they encounter an ecological holocaust and the people infected by the biohazard, who are trying to kill them. Two Interpol agents, Mortimer Reyes and Mina Milius, soon realize that their only chance for escape from the zombie hordes lies in allying with the dangerous, mysterious prisoner.
- Ken Foree as Agent Mortimer Reyes
- Kristina Klebe as Agent Mina Milius
- Emilio Roso as Prisoner
- Miodrag Miki Krstović as Belic
- Vukota Brajović as Armageddon
- Bojan Dimitrijević as Rookie Cop
- Ariadna Cabrol as Angela
- Steve Agnew as Professor
- Iskra Brajović as Yovana
- Marko Janjić as Jan
- Živko Grubor as Petrovic
- Nenad Ćirić as president
- Maria Kawecka as president's secretary
- Vahidin Prelic as agent Bottin
- Vibrator u rikverc as band in the party
- Danilo Bećković as zombie
- Antoni Solé as TV director
The film was released on February 22, 2009. On 1 March 2010 Metrodome released the DVD in the UK and Ireland as Apocalypse of the Dead. On 1 September 2012 Epic Pictures released it on DVD in North America as Apocalypse of the Dead. It is interesting that the trailer for this film has more than 8.7 million views on YouTube so far, which makes it one of the most popular zombie trailers of all times.
Zone of the Dead 2 has been planned since 2009.
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