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E. Elias Merhige

E. Elias Merhige was born in 1964 in Brooklyn, New York, USA. He is a director and writer, known for Shadow of the Vampire (2000), Begotten (1990) and Suspect Zero (2004). See full bio »

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Shadow of the Vampire
Begotten Director
Suspect Zero
Suspect Zero Director
Din of Celestial Birds


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  It Was Cruel (attached) (announced)
 2006 Din of Celestial Birds (Short)
 2004 Lest We Forget: The Video Collection (Video) (video "Cryptorchid")
 2004 Suspect Zero
 1999 God Is in the T.V. (Video documentary) (video "Cryptorchid")
 1990 Begotten (as Edmund E. Merhige)
 1985 A Taste of Youth (Short)
 1984 Spring Reign (Short)
 1983 Implosion
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Other Works:

Directed Glenn Danzig music video "Serpentia" (1997). See more »

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Alternate Names:

Edmund E. Merhige | Edmund Elias Merhige

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Personal Quote:

Whatever happened to Search and Discovery in the arts of today? Artists must behave like archaeologists if the guts of visionary filmmaking can happen. They will have to return to the depths of the collective unknown to find out what we're all about. From that universal dream our most individual and forceful voices can emerge.


Directed one Oscar nominated performance: Willem Dafoe in Shadow of the Vampire (2000).

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