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One Cut of the Dead


One Cut of the Dead “You have not seen a zombie comedy movie like this!”

Directed by Shin’ichirô Ueda

This Japanese production is unique and amazing. Probably the most surprising and creative zombie comedy I have seen. I laughed like crazy. I strongly recommend avoiding any trailers, or plot reviews. This is because it might spoil a key insight.

The first half of the movie looks like a cheap category B poorly made zombie movie. Just bare with it. This is intentional. Wait for the next half and prepare yourself for an intensely fun experience. I have not laughed like this for a long time.

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