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Toronto Film Festival: Is there a snobbery about zombie movies?

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Director David Freyne with Ellen Page and Sam Keeley, stars of The Cured

Movies which generally attract awards buzz at film festivals like Toronto are dramas – and ideally ones based on true stories.

This year is no different with The Current War, Kings, Darkest Hour and I, Tonya among the hotly-tipped films.

Few comedies will stand a chance of taking home any best picture prizes – and horror films are also rarely acknowledged.

Such movies are often dismissed in awards season, but zombie films in particular have a loyal fanbase – one which seems to be growing all the time.

“I think there is for sure [a snobbery], but I think it is changing,” says Ellen Page, whose film The Cured premiered at Toronto.

The actress cites the 1970s as a golden era of horror in general, adding: “I think it’s been coming back these last few years, with these amazing films, like The Babadook and It Follows.

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