It Stains the Sands Red (2016)

It Stains the Sands Red
Director: Colin Minihan
Writer: Colin Minihan, Stuart Ortiz
Cast: Brittany AllenJuan RiedingerMerwin MondesirKristopher Higgins
Part of: /slash Filmfestival
Seen on: 24.9.2017

The zombie apocalypse happened and only pockets of humanity remain here and there. Molly (Brittany Allen) is on her way to a safer location. But on the way there, she gets stranded in the desert. She knows she’ll have to cross it on foot. As she gets going, she realizes that one lone zombie is on her tail. It is slow, it is stupid, but contrary to her it needs no rest, sleep or water. And so the pursuit begins.

It Stains the Sands Red has many good things about it, but ultimately it didn’t convince me, mainly for two reasons: one, it was so perfectly obvious that Molly was written by men, and two, it didn’t know when to stop.

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