Dead Snow (2009)

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Avg Rating: 3.3 / 5. Voted: 22

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Directed by: Tommy Wirkola
Starring: Ørjan Gamst (Herzog), Lasse Valdal (Vegard), Vegar Hoel (Martin), Stig Frode Henriksen (Roy), Charlotte Frogner (Hanna), Evy Kasseth Røsten (Liv), Jenny Skavlan (Chris), Bjørn Sundquist (Old man)
Country: Norway, Scandinavian Cinema
Language: Norwegian (English Subtitles)
Runtime: 01:31:27
Genres: Zombies, Nazis, Gore-Gruesome-Splatter

Plot – Spoilers:
A bunch of obnoxious medical students arrive at a snowy Norwegian cabin. Unbeknownst to them, the mountains are home to Nazis who tormented the locals during the war. Old age and the cold have since transformed these Nazis into a squad of gold-hunting zombies with their uniforms still impressively intact.

Dead Snow 1 manages to avoid genre-trappings through dark humour and its locales. Apart from a few odes to Braindead, the film also has one of the most spectacular shots ever captured in a movie of this genre (28:31).

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