The Cured

The Cured

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The Cured

Ellen Page stars in this thought-provoking horror-thriller about reintegrating cured ex-zombies into society after a zombie plague.

"Senan (Keeley) has been through hell. When the plague swept across Ireland he was among the thousands afflicted and rendered into rabid ghouls. Senan did horrible things he cannot forget — and neither can the public, nor the authorities charged with policing those released from captivity. Senan's sister-in-law Abbie (Page), however, is willing to give him a second chance. She lets him live with her and her young son, believing that Senan's actions while infected were beyond his control. But as an angry anti-cured movement burgeons in tandem with an increasingly radicalized pro-cured movement, Abbie is forced to question just how far her trust should be pushed." (Toronto International Film Festival)

201895 minsIreland
Horror
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Variety

Variety

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Mostly it plays as a somber drama about grief, guilt and self-loathing, with both lead figures shell-shocked in their way.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

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Anyone digging through the cemetery soil again had better have fresh ideas. "The Cured," the debut feature from David Freyne, has roughly two.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

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There's a drab air to this low-budget film ... which even Sam Keeley's presence and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor's menace can't totally re-animate.

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

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It's a moody horror movie that favors metaphor over mayhem until its violent, chaotic final third, at which point the screaming starts in earnest.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

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The confluence of rebellion, personal responsibility and genre violence never quite gels, perhaps because the realities of a zombie movie ultimately dictate where these things are headed.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

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It's a clever concept that's fairly well executed, if a tad contrived in spats, with tension that slowly boils to the surface as the zombies inevitably come back for a bite.

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Variety

Variety

press

Mostly it plays as a somber drama about grief, guilt and self-loathing, with both lead figures shell-shocked in their way.

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

Anyone digging through the cemetery soil again had better have fresh ideas. "The Cured," the debut feature from David Freyne, has roughly two.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

There's a drab air to this low-budget film ... which even Sam Keeley's presence and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor's menace can't totally re-animate.

0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

It's a moody horror movie that favors metaphor over mayhem until its violent, chaotic final third, at which point the screaming starts in earnest.

0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

The confluence of rebellion, personal responsibility and genre violence never quite gels, perhaps because the realities of a zombie movie ultimately dictate where these things are headed.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

It's a clever concept that's fairly well executed, if a tad contrived in spats, with tension that slowly boils to the surface as the zombies inevitably come back for a bite.

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