‘Train to Busan’: Freshest Zombies in Years

Manor Vellum
5 min readMay 5, 2020

By Paige Lyman

Artwork by Jinwook Lee.


The following article contains a major spoiler.

In 2016, a breath of fresh air in the realm of zombie films was released. Train to Busan, directed by Yeon Sang-ho, opened to 11 million recorded moviegoers in South Korea and delivered a striking zombie movie on the tail end of a rather saturated period of zombie…

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