‘Something is rotten in the state of Denmark’
Escaping the Dead is a 2017 Danish zombie horror film written, produced and directed by Martin Sonntag and Bastian Brinch Pedersen. The latter stars alongside Kim Sønderholm and Rama Øzel.
The film was inspired by a series of articles about the death drug “Krokodil” that was rife during the same period of time that Ronald Poppo had his face eaten by a naked man hooked on bath salts in Miami.
Denmark: David (Bastian Brinch Pedersen) is a small-time marijuana pusher, the kind of dealer that smokes more than he sells. Meanwhile, the country has been hit by a new death drug…
David and his partner in crime, Ahmir, are offered some cheap cocaine they see it as an opportunity to earn big money at a forthcoming big techno concert.
Unfortunately, the cheap cocaine turns out to have a terrible side effect that creates a giant zombie outbreak that spreads across the entire city of Copenhagen. David must fight his way out of the bloody city…
Actress Lone Fleming
- Bastian Brinch Pedersen
- Lloyd Kaufman
- Lone Fleming – Vampyres; Wax; Return of the Blind Dead
- Kim Sønderholm – Vidar the Vampire; Your Flesh Your Curse; Reyes
- Rama Øzel
- Heine Sørensen
- Sune Rolf Jensen
- Sead Sainoski
- Dorte Rømer
Værløse, Sjælland, Denmark
Watch the trailer on YouTube