• Fri. Dec 1st, 2023

“The Night Eats the World” is a French horror film that follows Sam, a young musician who wakes up after a party to find himself alone and trapped in a Paris apartment building. He soon discovers that the city has been overrun by zombies, and he must use his wits and survival skills to stay alive.


“The Night Eats the World” has been praised for its unique take on the zombie genre, with a focus on character development and survival rather than gore and violence. The film is directed by and stars as Sam, who delivers a compelling performance as a man struggling to stay sane in the face of isolation and desperation. The film's minimalist approach and atmospheric cinematography have been praised by critics, who have called it one of the best zombie movies of recent years.


“The Night Eats the World” has won several awards, including Best Feature Film at the 2018 Morbido Film Fest and Best International Film at the 2018 Fantasporto International Film Festival. It has also been nominated for several other awards, including Best Director at the 2018 Sitges – Catalonian International Film Festival.


“The Night Eats the World” has gained a cult following since its release in 2018. The film's unique take on the zombie genre, as well as its focus on character and atmosphere, have earned it a dedicated fanbase. It currently has a 76% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, with critics praising its restrained approach and strong central performance. Despite its limited theatrical release, “The Night Eats the World” has become a sleeper hit on streaming services and has cemented Rocher as a promising new voice in horror filmmaking.

French La nuit a dévoré le monde
Literally The Night Has Devoured the World
Directed by
Screenplay by
Based on La nuit a dévoré le monde
by Pit Agarmen
Produced by Carole Scotta
Cinematography Jordane Chouzenoux
Edited by Isabelle Manquillet
Music by David Gubitsch [fr]
  • Haut et Court [fr]
  • Canal+
  • Ciné+
  • What the Film
  • CNC
Distributed by
  • Haut et Court (France)
  • WTFilms (International)
Release dates
  • 13 January 2018 (Angers [fr])
  • 7 March 2018 (France)
Running time
94 minutes
Country France
Language English


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