In the sleepy small town of Centerville, something is not quite right.
The moon hangs large and low in the sky, the hours of daylight are becoming unpredictable and animals are beginning to exhibit unusual behaviors. No one quite knows why. News reports are scary and scientists are concerned.
But no one foresees the strangest and most dangerous repercussion that will soon start plaguing Centerville: the dead don't die – they rise from their graves and savagely attack and feast on the living – and the citizens of the town must battle for their survival.
The greatest zombie cast ever disassembled, including Bill Murray, Adam Driver, Tilda Swinton, Chloë Sevigny, Steve Buscemi, Danny Glover, Caleb Landry Jones, Rosie Perez, Selena Gomez, RZA and Tom Waits.
Written and directed by Jim Jarmusch (Paterson, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Only Lovers Left Alive), this is the independent filmmaker's thirteenth feature and his newest foray into genre film, standing as not just a humorous and sometimes scary subversion of the genre (with a nod to George Romero's seminal film, Night of the Living Dead) but also a tribute to cinema itself.
The Dead Don’t Die is a raucous and satirical glimpse at American habits and desires at the end of the world – a comically terrifying state of the nation addressed in truly original style.
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