Release date31 January 2009 (2009-01-31) WriterLouis-Paul Desanges, David Morlet Production companiesCanal+, National Center of Cinematography and the moving image CastHélène de Fougerolles (Sonia), Francis Renaud (Marco), Dida Diafat (Virgile), Marie-Sohna Conde (Perez), Nicolas Briançon (Franck), Luz Mandon (Dany) Similar moviesMaze Runner: The Scorch Trials, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Mimic, Contagion, Alligator, The X Files
Mutants horror film trailer 2009
Mutants is a French science-fiction horror film based on a screenplay from Louis-Paul Desanges and David Morlet It was directed by French filmmaker David Morlet and stars Hélène de Fougerolles, Dida Diafat and Francis Renaud.
A virus has transformed the vast majority of humanity into bloodthirsty, zombie creatures. Marco and Sonia are young couple fleeing the "mutants" and trying to fight their way to a military base. But when Marco himself becomes infected in an attack, the pregnant Sonia must fight the worst enemy – the man she loves.
Hélène de Fougerolles as Sonia
Francis Renaud as Marco
Dida Diafat as Virgile
Marie-Sohna Condé as Perez
Nicolas Briançon as Franck
Luz Mandon as Dany
Driss Ramdi as Abel
Grégory Givernaud as Paul
Justine Bruneau de la Salle as young girl
Jérémy Loth as mutant
Sébastien Rouquette as mutant
Frédéric Troussier as mutant
Cyril Hipaux as mutant
Nicolas Leprêtre as mutant
Cécile Corsalan as mutant
Emmanuel Lanzi as stuntman mutant
Frédéric Alhinho as stuntman mutant
Yves Girard as stuntman mutant
Patrick Vo as stuntman mutant
Marie Dang as stuntwoman mutant
The film was shot in a bleak Picardy, scorched in snow and sluiced down in gray.
Mutants premiered on 31 January 2009 as part of the Gérardmer Film Festival and participated in the Festival du Film Français au Japon on 13 March 2009. The United States distribution rights for the film were acquired by IFC Festival Direct and the company was due to release it on 10 February 2010 at Festival Direct on Demand. IFC Films set the US DVD and Blu-ray release for the 26 October 2010.