FINAL CUT – Review by Leslie Combemale

In Final Cut, Michel Hazanavicius’ French-i-fied remake of One Cut of the Dead, the premise is both simple and very complicated. Director Rémi (Romain Duris, definitely MVP of the film), is known for his productions being cheap and decent. He is approached by producers of a new channel, “Z”, to make a low-budget, one-take, 30-odd minute zombie movie. He accepts, and all hell, and accompanying zombies, break loose on the day of the shoot. That’s the simple part. The more complicated part is the layered storytelling, and how reality and fiction overlap. That’s all any critic should say if they want to keep their review spoiler-free.

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