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David Kaufbird | Eli R. Roth
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Did You Know?
I saw Alien
(1979) when I was eight years old. To me, it was like a combination of Jaws
(1975) and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977) and that's the movie that made me want to be a director. It traumatized me. I actually threw up I was so nervous after I saw it but that's like the highest compliment you can give a horror film. Then, when I was 12, I saw The Evil Dead
(1981) and that movie ...
Suffers from psoriasis, a genetic, non-contagious skin disorder which can have crippling effects. When Roth suffered his first attack at age 22, his skin was cracked and bleeding so badly that he could not walk or wear clothes. He based many of the events in Cabin Fever
(2002) on his own skin-curdling experiences.
Photographs in 2:35 aspect ratio to give his films a 'bigger budget' feel. Roth prefers the widescreen frame, which John Carpenter used in his early films.