Escaping the Dead – Denmark, 2017 – overview

‘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

Main cast:

  • 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

Filming locations:

Værløse, Sjælland, Denmark

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