Dead DVD

It's The Dead, one of the best slow zombie movies I've seen in recent memory. We originally told you about it here. We also interviewed co-writer and co-director Howard J. Ford. And now I'm pleased to say it's hitting DVD and Blu-Ray from Anchor Bay. Here's what they have to say for themselves:

The first horror film entirely filmed in Africa, The Dead takes the zombie legend back to its original roots and has justly been hailed as "superbly crafted...it's a knockout" by the Village Voice, "one of the finest zombie films I've ever seen" by the Horror Channel, Bloody-Disgusting declared it "one of the most buzzed-about films of the year." Anchor Bay Entertainment proudly announces the February 14th Blu-rayâ„¢ and DVD release of The Dead, the critically acclaimed horror film that wowed both audiences and critics worldwide. SRP is $26.98 for the DVD, and $29.99 for the Blu-rayâ„¢. Pre-book is January 18th.

When the last flight out of war-torn Africa crashes off the coast, Lt. Brian Murphy (Rob Freeman) is the sole survivor in a land where the dead are returning to life and attacking the living. On the run in a hostile and inhospitable parched landscape, Murphy has to use his wits and ingenuity if he is to get home alive to his family. When he crosses paths with local solider Daniel Dembele (Prince David Osei), a man frantically searching for his son, they join forces. Two desperate men from two very different cultures fight side-by-side to survive across the incredible vistas of Africa as the world around them succumbs to the deadliest of viruses.

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