Don’t Kill Me (2021) Movie Review

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Don't Kill Me

Director: Andrea De Sica

Writer: Gianni Romoli, Andrea De Sica, Antonio Le Fosse, Giacoma Mazzariol, Marco Raspanti, Re Salvador, Eleonora Trucchi (Screenplay)

Writer: Chiara Palazzolo (Book)


Plot: 19-year-old Mirta dies of drug overdose with her lover Robin. She then resuscitates alone and finds out that, in order to keep living, she must eat living humans.

Runtime: 1 Hour 30 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Don’t Kill Me starts when Mirta (Pagani) dies of a drug overdose with her boyfriend Robin (Fasano). Her parents agree to bury them together as they deal with the grief of losing their daughter. However, Mirta returns from the dead.

As Mirta tries to understand what has happened, she finds herself having a new hunger. She is drawn to human flesh, as she tries to figure out how to communicate with the living.

Verdict on Don’t Kill Me

Don’t Kill Me is a fantasy horror following a teenage lover who dies from an overdose. She returns from the dead with a hunger for human flesh. This leads her to find herself in the middle of a war between the undead and the people making sure they stay dead.

The movie is a fun little fantasy horror romance that could fit into the same group as others with the unknown undead. It shows the confusion around coming back from the dead and not having everything the same way as originally expected. We see how chaotic the new world becomes for her and we are kept guessing as to where things could end up going.

Final Thoughts Don’t Kill Me is an interesting fantasy horror movie.

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