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Fido

(Fido)

Synopsis

Welcome to Willard, a small town lost in the idyllic world of the 50's, where the sun shines every day, everybody knows their neighbor, and rotting zombies carry the mail.

Years ago, the earth passed through a cloud of space dust, causing the dead to rise with an insatiable hunger for human flesh. Terror spread across the land, until a collar was invented that made the zombies docile, even useful. A company was born: ZomCon. Thanks to their patented domestication collar, zombies became gardeners, milkmen, servants, even pets. ZomCon would like everyone to believe that they have the world under control - but do they?

Timmy Robinson doesn't think so. He thinks the world is "phony-baloney". An awkward loner, Timmy spends so much time in his room even his own parents don't notice him. So when Mom buys a zombie to help around the house, Timmy is surprised, and even curious, when the beast wants to play catch. When the zombie saves him from the local bullies, a true friendship is born, and Timmy names the zombie, "Fido".

But Fido's collar goes on the fritz, and the neighbors start paying the ultimate price. To complicate matters, ZomCon's notorious zombie-control specialist, Mr. Bottoms, has moved in across the street.

What begins as a small town story about a boy and his best friend, becomes a biting satire about our world, the price of fear, and the rewards of risking love. "Fido" will rip your heart out.

A movie directed by Andrew Currie

2006 - 93 minutes - Color / Black & White - Dolby Digital - 2.35

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Main Cast

  • Eating Zombie
  • Zombie's Victim
  • Dr. Hrothgar Geiger
  • 1940's Mother
  • Father Zombie
  • Little Girl
  • Vicious Zombie
  • Collar Light Zombie
  • Child Zombie
  • Miss Mills
  • Timmy Robinson
  • Cindy Bottoms
  • Mr. Bottoms
  • Roy Fraser
  • Stan Fraser

Also Known As

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Release dates

  • March 16, 2007
  • June 15, 2007
  • March 05, 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • September 07, 2006 (Toronto International Film Festival premiere)
  • February 03, 2007 (Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival)
  • March 16, 2007
  • June 23, 2008 (DVD premiere)
  • January 19, 2007 (Sundance Film Festival)
  • January 31, 2007 (Santa Barbara Film Festival)
  • February 10, 2007 (Portland International Film Festival)
  • March 28, 2007 (AFI Dallas Film Festival)
  • March 31, 2007 (Florida Film Festival)
  • May 30, 2007 (Seattle International Film Festival)
  • June 15, 2007