Undead (2003, AUS) C-104m. ** D: The Spierig Brothers. Starring Felicity Mason, Mungo McKay, Rob Jenkins, Lisa Cunningham, Dirk Hunter, Emma Randall. Well-directed splatter movie should please fans: A sudden attack from the sky (by aliens?) turns people into hungry zombies, and a group of survivors, led by eccentric fisherman McKay must try to escape. Plot never escapes certain strangeness, but zombie scenes work well, and (padded-out) ending gives it a cult touch. Competent score by Cliff Bradley. Written by Michael and Peter Spierig, whose first film this was.

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