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Le lac des morts vivants
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Release Date:
13 May 1981 (France) See more »
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God help us if they rise again!
Plot:
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back. See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

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Howard Vernon ... The Mayor
Pierre-Marie Escourrou ... German Soldier (as Pierre Escourrou)
Anouchka ... Helena

Antonio Mayans ... Morane (as Robert Foster)
Nadine Pascal ... Helena's Mother
Youri Radionow ... Chanac (as Youri Rad)
Bertrand Altmann (as Burt Altman)
Gilda Arancio ... Blonde Girl Swimmer
Marcia Sharif ... Katya
Yvonne Dany
Jean Rene Bleu
Jean Rollin ... Stiltz
Edmond Besnard ... Promizoulin
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
René Douglas
Julián Esteban
Alain Petit
Jean Roville
Claude Sendron
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Directed by
Jean Rollin  (as J.A. Laser)
 
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Julián Esteban  story (as Julius Valery)
Jesús Franco  (as A.L. Mariaux)

Produced by
Daniel Lesoeur .... associate producer
Marius Lesoeur .... producer
Sean Warner .... co-producer
Daniel White .... producer
 
Original Music by
Daniel White 
 
Cinematography by
Max Monteillet 
 
Film Editing by
Claude Gros 
María Luisa Soriano 
 
Makeup Department
Christiane Sauvage .... makeup artist
 
Special Effects by
Michael Nizza .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Henri-Jean Alliet .... underwater photographer
 
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Ilona Kunesova .... script supervisor
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Le lac des morts vivants" - France (original title)
"Zombies Lake" - Europe (English title)
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Runtime:
90 min | Germany:71 min | Spain:88 min | Argentina:89 min | UK:83 min
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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Argentina:18 | Canada:R (Ontario) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | France:12 | Germany:16 (heavily cut) (1990s) | UK:18 | USA:Not Rated | West Germany:Not Rated (uncut) (1980s)
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The medallion which the French girl gives to her German soldier lover is actually a finger rosary; hence the ten small balls around the outside.See more »
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Revealing mistakes: As the body of the murdered woman is carried to the mayor's office, the mayor can be seen behind the pebbled glass of the door waiting for his cue to step out.See more »
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Morane:So, you think that ghosts killed them?
The Mayor:Yes, that is what I think.
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18 out of 19 people found the following review useful.
Lost for words, 24 January 2002
Author: Dockelektro from Portugal

Really can't say anything clear about this movie because it just leaves me breathless. The laughter is a thing you won't be able to control on this atrociously awful turkey, where zombies are rapists, and lose their green make up behind the ears. Maybe they made this movie to see if they managed to make the worst movie ever, because it is a pretty good candidate to the title. This movie is probably the equivalent of used toilet paper, it looks as it's been made by a alcoholic butcher with the sexual appetite of a 18 year old. See it, it is absolutely unmissable, the crap is everywhere, and probably it was made on purpose: even the gunshots are out of sync! Don't miss the lake scenes, where the women are standing in a shallow water but the underwater shots show them swimming with water by their necks! Incredible piece of bad moviemaking, see it to believe that there are movies like this one!

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