Film #22 of 31 in my HoopTober 7.0 selection.
I've had They Came Back (aka Les Revenants) on my watchlist for a while, so HoopTober seemed like the perfect opportunity to finally commit to renting it.
My main motivation for knocking this one out is actually so I can soon dive into the spin-off Les Revenants TV series (aka The Returned)—scored by post-rock titans Mogwai. Yes, the promise of a good score alone will cause me to seek out a movie/show, but I also can't help but need to see its genesis first.
They Came Back falls on the ultra-pensive end of the zombie existential scale, occupying itself with the mundanities of reintegrating thousands of community members who have suddenly…