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Dead Snow

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Dead Snow
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Dead Snow

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
Unrated
runtime:
91 minutes
Limited Release Date:
06/19/09
performer:
Charlotte Frogner, Orjan Gamst
director:
Tommy Wirkola
author:
Stig Frode Henriksen, Tommy Wirkola
genre:
Horror

We gave it a B

In Dead Snow, a group of Norwegian medical students — pals on an Easter vacation — bunk together in a mountain cabin, ready for fun involving skiing, beer drinking, and sex. What they get is an invasion of WWII-era Nazi zombies who haunt the hills. (The undead bastards are gluttons for dining on guts.) Cheery, silly, splattery, and respectful of its elders (and betters, particularly Sam Raimi’s The Evil Dead), this bloody/cheesy subtitled Scandinavian lark is written and directed? by Tommy Wirkola, who has a nice touch with severed limbs. (Also available, dubbed in English, on cable via on demand) B