The newest film from George A. Romero (legendary creator of the Night of The Living Dead franchise) picks up where Diary of The Dead leaves off - in a nightmarish world where humans are the minority and the zombies rule, relentlessly attacking the living. SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD tells the story of Plum Island, off the coast of North America - a beautiful refuge whose isolation allows two powerful families to maintain an impression of order in the wake of the zombie epidemic. But as the inhabitants slowly die off, the two clans become sharply divided: the O'Flynns believe that the undead must be destroyed without exception, while the Muldoons insist that afflicted loved ones be kept 'alive' until a cure is found to bring their relatives back to their human state.
Kathleen Munroe,Athena Karkanis,Devon Bostick,Joris Jarsky,Kenneth Welsh,Alan Van Sprang
Immediately following the events of Diary of the Dead, SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD is the 6th film from George A. Romero to look at a world where humans are in the minority and the zombies rule.
Off the coast of Delaware sits the cozy Plum Island where two families are locked in a struggle for power, as it has been for generations. The O'Flynn's, headed by patriarch Patrick O'Flynn (Kenneth Welsh) approach the zombie plague with a shoot-to-kill attitude. The Muldoons, headed by Shamus Muldoon (Richard Fitzpatrick), feel that the zombies should be quarantined and kept 'alive,' in hopes that a solution will someday be found.
The O'Flynn's, who are clearly outnumbered, are forced to exile Patrick by boat to the mainland, where he meets up with a band of soldiers, headed by Guardsman Sarge (Alan Van Sprang). They join forces and return to the island, to find that the zombie plague has fully gripped the divided community.
As the battle between humans and zombies escalates, the master filmmaker continues to reinvent the modern horror genre with wicked humor and pointed social commentary.