The Last Days

2013. A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest to find Julia, his missing girlfriend, without ever going outside.


Despite differing wildly in subject matter, The Last Days shares a lot in common with George Romero’s original Dawn of the Dead. Romero’s film spoke about consumerism, with malls becoming tombs for the dead to roam, only here its our very homes that are to be our tombs (although some survivors do hole-up in an abandoned supermarket inside a mall) and this time the film is a metaphor decline of a civilization, an allegorical tale about societies ever-growing insular attitude.
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