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USA | 2014 | 85 minutes | Jordan Rubin

A group of hard-partying college kids have their relaxing riverside vacation turn into a dam shame when attacked by a swarm of the angriest and deadliest of all rampaging ravenous rodents—the Zombeavers!

May 25, 2014
SIFF Cinema Egyptian  
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Director Jordan Rubin scheduled to attend

May 26, 2014
SIFF Cinema Uptown Festival  
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Six college friends plan a weekend of drinking, sex, and fun at a secluded cabin. The girls take their tops off (as they do), and they all head out for a swim in the nearby lake. Little do they know that their vacation is dammed, as they have just trespassed into the territory of toxic-waste-mutated beavers, undead creatures with a craving for raw flesh. That's right…zombeavers! When the trailer for Zombeavers appeared, it quickly became an Internet sensation, racking up millions of views in the first few days. But would this outrageous horror-comedy live up to its premise, or was it just another Sharknado-style gimmick? We're happy to report that these walking dead nocturnal rodents deliver the goods! Director Jordan Rubin presents more than just an admittedly silly concept, instead crafting a loving tribute to classic ’80s vidsploitation fare. With buckets of gore and practical effects all done by hand (no lazy CGI effects here), the film stays true to the genre without sacrificing an uproarious sense of humor, which arrives in the form of foul-mouthed one liners, a cameo from legendary stand-up Bill Burr, and just the right amount of beaver puns.

Director Biography

New York-based Jordan Rubin has worked as a writer on several comedy television shows, including "The Man Show" (1999-2003), "Crank Yankers" (2002-2004), "Last Call With Carson Daly" (2003-2005), and "Wainy Days"(2008). Zombeavers will be his first attempt at directing a feature fim.

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Director: Jordan Rubin
Principal Cast: Cortney Palm, Hutch Dano, Lexi Atkins, Peter Gilroy, Rachel Melvin, Jake Weary
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Running Time: 85 minutes
Producer: Evan Astrowsky, Christopher Lemole, Jake Weiner, Tim Zajaros, JC Spink, Chris Bender
Screenplay: Jordan Rubin, Al Kaplan, Jon Kaplan
Cinematographers: Jonathan Hall
Editors: Ed Marx, Seth Flaum
Music: Al Kaplan, Jon Kaplan
Website: Official Film Website
Filmography: Debut Feature Film
Language: English
Format: DCP
US Distributor: United Talent Agency
International Sales: Epic Pictures Group, Inc.
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