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The Living Dead Girl
The Living Dead Girl

The Living Dead Girl 1983


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The Living Dead Girl 1983 18

86 mins France Director. Jean Rollin

When both an earthquake and a toxic waste spill disturb her grave, a deceased girl comes alive to walk the earth again in French filmmaker Jean Rollin's macabre tale of zombie carnage. After rising from her tomb, Catherine (Francoise Blanchard) hungers for flesh and blood and sets out to find childhood friend and blood sister Helene (Marina Pierro). Helene decides to help satisfy Catherine's bloodlust by luring people into their lair.

Best known as a vampire specialist, director Jean Rollin proves to be equally at home within the genre conventions of a zombie story, revelling in the requisite bloody mayhem to produce one of his goriest – and enjoyable – films.

Rumour has it that another version for Anglophone audiences was filmed concurrently by a different director, but to date this English-language variant has never surfaced.

Directed by

Jean Rollin


Françoise Blanchard

Marina Pierro

Carina Barone




Gothic: The Dark Heart of Film Classic Horror


18 Contains strong bloody gore and violence





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