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A Harvard anthropologist is sent to Haiti to retrieve a strange powder that is said to have the power to bring human beings back from the dead. In his quest to find the miracle drug, the cynical scientist enters the rarely seen netherworld of walking zombies, blood rites and ancient curses. Based on the true life experiences of Wade Davis and filmed on location in Haiti, it's a frightening excursi...

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Directed by

Wes Craven

Written by

Richard Maxwell (Screenplay)
Adam Rodman (Screenplay)
Wade Davis (Book)

Runtime

98 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Don't bury me... I'm not dead!

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Keywords

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