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Resident Evil: The Zombie Apocalypse In Goa

Goans in denial continue to feast on their own flesh as they continue to invite their own doom and convert their tiny, unique state into zombieland

Resident Evil: The Zombie Apocalypse In Goa
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Before they eventually die, cultu­res and societies tend to decompose first. Unlike people.  The signs of rot in Goa become even more evident when the editor comes up with the brief: “Write about Goa using zomb­ies as a context”. The connection, she said, was once made in a film called Go Goa Gone, India’s first zombie movie.

The 2013 film, set in Goa, was perhaps a popular one, because its makers are in the midst of produ­cing a sequel. Maybe they too know the­re’s more ghoul in Goa now, feasting on the crumbs of what was once paradise.

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