We Are Little Zombies (2020)

2h / Not Rated / Comedy


This is an arthouse theatrical exclusive, not available on other streaming platforms. 

PS… ignore the showtimes at right. We have to put something in there to make this show up on our home page! – TT Team

When four young orphans—Hikari, Ikuko, Ishi, and Takemura—first meet, their parents’ bodies are being turned into dust, like fine Parmesan atop a plate of spaghetti Bolognese, and yet none of them can shed a tear. They are like zombies; devoid of all emotion. With no family, no future, no dreams, and no way to move forward, the young teens decide that the first level of this new existence involves salvaging a gaming console, an old electric bass, and a charred wok from their former homes—just enough to start a band-and then conquer the world.

Tragedy, comedy, music, social criticism, and teenage angst are all subsumed in this eccentric cinematic tsunami, which has been hailed as “A hyperstylized, hyperactive and hyper-fun movie spectacular” (Variety) and “dementedly inventive” (The Hollywood Reporter). It’s no surprise, then, that it won the World Cinema Dramatic Special Jury Award for Originality at its premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival.

Japanese w. English subtitles


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The film’s distributor, Oscilloscope, will be splitting the revenue with Tampa Theatre, 50/50. Please note that this arrangement, in these unprecedented times, means that we are unable to offer Member pricing for virtual screenings. Thanks for your understanding, and THANK YOU FOR CONTINUING TO SUPPORT TAMPA THEATRE!