Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Day of the Dead 1985

1985 zombie film

Director: George A. Romero

Writer: George A. Romero

Cinematographer: Michael Gornick

Running time: 102 minutes

Country: United States

Tagline: The darkest day of horror the world has ever known.

Cast:
Lori Cardille as Dr. Sarah Bowman
Terry Alexander as John
Joseph Pilato as Captain Rhodes
Jarlath Conroy as William McDermott
Anthony Dileo Jr. as Pvt. Miguel Salazar
Richard Liberty as Dr. "Frankenstein" Logan
Sherman Howard as Bub the Zombie
Gary Howard Klar as Pvt. Steel
Ralph Marrero as Pvt. Rickles
John Amplas as Dr. Ted Fisher
Phillip G. Kellams as Pvt. Miller
Taso N. Stavrakis as Pvt. Torrez
Gregory Nicotero as Pvt. Johnson

Plot
A small group of military officers and scientists dwell in an underground bunker as the world above is overrun by zombies.

Awards:
  1. Saturn Award- Best Make-Up Tom Savini- Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
  2. Caixa de Catalunya- Best Actress Lori Cardille- Sitges - Catalonian International Film Festival

Trivia
The blood and entrails used in the disemboweling of Capt. Rhodes were real. Pig intestines and blood were procured form a nearby slaughterhouse and used to make the scene. During filming the refrigerator housing intestines and blood was unplugged by custodial staff, and the entrails started to spoil causing most of those involved to become physically sick.

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