American internet entertainment provider, Netflix is all set to bring some Quebec zombies to your home, as the company signs a deal to broadcast French movie Les Affames (Ravenous). The distribution deal is a part of Netflix’s plans of venturing into French media.
Les Affames is a Quebec based production and is directed by Robin Aubert. The film revolves around a group of zombies building altars from household items as the human race fights them off with their guns and machetes.
Les Affames is already a popular local film production having been awarded as the best Canadian feature film at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. The cast of the movie includes actress Monia Chokri, famous for her roles in films directed by Xavier Dolan and also stars actor Marc-Andre Grondin.
The deal is being termed as the biggest of its magnitude and a massive boost for the growing Quebec media industry. Netflix representatives have called the partnership as a move towards integrating French cinema into the world of online streaming and also for introducing the Canadian culture, stories and artists to the global audience.
Les Affames will be available for streaming on Netflix in most countries this March. The movie has been dubbed in both French and English with a variety of subtitles available.
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