As a grisly virus rampages a city, a lone man stays locked inside his apartment, digitally cut off from seeking help and desperate to find a way out.
#Alive (Korean: #살아있다; RR: #Saraitda) is a 2020 South Korean zombie film directed by Cho Il-hyung, starring Yoo Ah-in and Park Shin-hye. It is based on the 2019 script Alone by Matt Naylor who co-adapted his script with Cho. It is set during a zombie apocalypse, and revolves around a gamer’s struggle for survival as he is forced to stay alone at his flat and even confront the zombies trying to break in.
#Alive is a zombie thriller based on the original script “#Alone” of Hollywood screenwriter Matt Naylor, who worked on the American documentary series Small Business Revolution: Main Street and the short film What It’s Like. Director Cho Il-hyung (also known as IL CHO) and Naylor adapted the screenplay together for the Korean market. In 2019, ZIP Cinema and U.S producer, Perspective Pictures, joined the production with Lotte Entertainment distributing the film.
The film was released in South Korea on June 24, 2020. Netflix will digitally release #Alive worldwide on September 8, 2020.