The movie Savage Harvest (1981) is a horror film directed by Robert L. Rosen. The story is set in a small African village that is suffering from a devastating drought. As the villagers struggle to survive, they encounter a group of ruthless poachers who are hunting the local wildlife for profit. When the poachers accidentally unleash a supernatural force, the village becomes plagued by a horde of bloodthirsty, zombie-like creatures. The remaining villagers must band together and fight for their lives as they try to escape the clutches of the undead and the poachers.
The movie Savage Harvest (1981) combines elements of horror, action, and supernatural elements.
- Tom Skerritt as Casey
- Michelle Phillips as Jenny
- Shawn Stevens as Tom
- Annie McEnroe as Sarah
- Joe Cortese as Mike
- Elaine Giftos as Linda
- Richard Jaeckel as Sheriff
- The movie Savage Harvest (1981) is also known as “Zombies: The Beginning” or “The Lost Brigade” in some regions.
- The film was shot on location in Kenya, Africa.
- Savage Harvest was released in 1981 and received limited distribution.