Blood Quantum It is one of the most talked about independent productions in recent years. Jeff Barnaby brought to the world a critique of colonization through the gaze of the zombie genre. For Collider, one of the most popular film portals on the planet, it is “a cult classic” published in 2019 (2020 in Spain). You can see his trailer at the head of this news.
What is Blood Quantum?
“The term ‘blood quantum’ refers to a colonial blood measurement system that is used to determine the indigenous status of an individual, and is criticized for being a tool for the control and extermination of indigenous people,” reveals his official description. “As the citizens of the surrounding cities flee to the ‘Mi’gmaq’ reserve in search of refuge from the outbreak, the community must consider whether to let outsiders in and therefore risk not only the extinction of their tribe but of humanity ”.
The film, as we said, is run by the direction of Jeff Barnaby, who also does the scriptwriting duties. Michael Greyeyes takes the title role (Traylor), followed by other faces such as Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Joss), Forrest Goodluck (Joseph), Kiowa Gordon (Lysol), Olivia Scriven (Charlie), Stonehorse Lone Goeman (Gisigu), Brandon Oakes (Bumper), William Belleau (Shooker), Devery Jacobs (James), Gary Farmer (Moon), Kent McQuaid (Shamu), Natalie Liconti (Lilith), and Felicia Shulman (Doris), among others.
Nowadays none of the main streaming services in Spain They have Blood Quantum in their catalog. In our country it has not been published in physical format either. We must go to Germany or U.S to see some editions on Blu-Ray, which are available through Amazon Spain.
Speaking of the United States, there we do find a multitude of ways to play it. Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, YouTube y Apple TV They offer it in digital rental and purchase format from $ 2.99. Prime Video and AMC offer it within their streaming catalogs.