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    The Horde (La Horde)

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    France in L.A.

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    Mourning the loss of a fallen colleague, Aurore (Claude Perron, Chrysalis, Cortex (COL•COA 2008), Amélie), Ouessem (Jean-Pierre Martins, La Vie en Rose (COL•COA 2007), Empire of the Wolves) and their team are determined to take their revenge on the criminals who killed him. But when they assault the apartment building where the gangsters are hiding, they are attacked by a horde of zombies. Understanding that the only way to survive is to become allies, the police officers fight side by side with Jimenez (Aurélien Recoing, Counter Investigation (COL•COA 2008) 13 Tzameti), Adewale (Eriq Ebouaney, Transporter 3, Hitman) and their gang to kill the deadly creatures. Using the zombie genre as a vessel, The Horde is a political & social film about violence, injustice and racism in contemporary society

    COLCOA / Saturday April 24 at 10:00pm
    North American Premiere
    In French with English subtitles

    Directed by: Yannick Dahan, Benjamin Rocher
    Written by: Arnaud Bordas, Yannick Dahan, Stéphane Moissakis, Benjamin Rocher
    Cinematography by: Julien Meurice
    Editing by: Dimitri Amar
    Music by: Christopher Lennertz
    Produced by: Raphaël Rocher, Xavier Gens
    Production Company: Capture the Flag Films
    Coproduction: Le Pacte

    BENJAMIN ROCHER directed his first animation short film in 1999. Titled HominusRex Creator, it was broadcast on Canal Satellite, TPS and HBO. After a second short, Ticket Land (2002), he co-founded the television production company Empreinte Digitale in 2003. He has produced various commercials and programs with YANNICK DAHAN, including Opération Frisson, a popular program about genre films. They also produced Suck My Geek (2007), the first French documentary about geek culture. Dahan and Rocher then co-founded the film production company Capture the Flag Films in 2007, which produced Rivoallan, a short they co-wrote and directed. The Horde is their first feature as writer-directors. Yannick Dahan has been a film critic and editor for the magazine Positif since 1997.