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City of the Living Dead
City of the Living Dead

City of the Living Dead 1980

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City of the Living Dead 1980 18

92 mins Italy Director. Lucio Fulci

In Lucio Fulci’s sensationally gory zombie horror, the gates of hell have been opened in a sleepy New England town and only a reporter and a local psychic can stop the zombie hordes from overtaking the world.

Punctuated by a series of inventively gruesome setpieces and Fulci’s characteristically surreal approach to narrative convention, City of the Living Dead was the first in a trio of films from the director about zombies emerging from netherworlds, unofficially known as the Gates of Hell trilogy.

Originally castigated and cut to shreds by British censors upon its 1980 release, City of the Living Dead can now be enjoyed in all its intended blood-splattered glory.

Directed by

Lucio Fulci

Featuring

Christopher George

Janet Ågren

Genres

Horror

Collection

Cult Cinema Halloween Controversial Classics Classic Horror

Certificate

18 Contains strong gory violence

Released

1980

Country

Italy

Language

English

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