IMDb > The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Quella villa accanto al cimitero
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

The House by the Cemetery (1981) More at IMDbPro »Quella villa accanto al cimitero (original title)

Photos (See all 13 | slideshow) Videos (see all 2)
The House by the Cemetery -- Dr. Norman Boyle (Paolo Malco), of the New York Historical Society, accepts a research assignment abandoned by a colleague who has committed suicide.
The House by the Cemetery -- Dr. Norman Boyle (Paolo Malco), of the New York Historical Society, accepts a research assignment abandoned by a colleague who has committed suicide.

Overview

User Rating:
6.3/10   7,659 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 5% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writers:
Lucio Fulci (screenplay)
Elisa Briganti (story)
(more)
Contact:
View company contact information for The House by the Cemetery on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
1 March 1984 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
BEWARE THE DEMON FORCES OF THE...BLOOD BEASTS See more »
Plot:
In New York, Dr. Norman Boyle assumes the research about Dr. Freudstein of his colleague Dr. Petersen... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Shut up Kid! See more (150 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Catriona MacColl ... Lucy (as Katherine MacColl)
Paolo Malco ... Norman
Ania Pieroni ... Ann
Giovanni Frezza ... Bob
Silvia Collatina ... Mae
Dagmar Lassander ... Laura
Giovanni De Nava ... Jacob
Daniela Doria ... Victim
Gianpaolo Saccarola ... Daniel
Carlo De Mejo ... Wheatley
Kenneth A. Olsen ... Harold (as John Olson)
Elmer Johnsson ... Caretaker
Ranieri Ferrara ... Steven
Teresa Rossi Passante ... Mary
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Carolyn De Fonseca ... Laura (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Lucio Fulci ... Muller (uncredited)
Edward Mannix ... Muller (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Ted Rusoff ... Wheatley (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Gregory Snegoff ... Daniel (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Lyle Stetler ... Bob (voice: English version) (uncredited)
Frank von Kuegelgen ... Norman (voice: English version) (uncredited)

Directed by
Lucio Fulci 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Elisa Briganti  story (as Elisa Livia Briganti)
Lucio Fulci  screenplay
H.P. Lovecraft  inspiration (uncredited)
Giorgio Mariuzzo  screenplay
Dardano Sacchetti  screenplay

Produced by
Fabrizio De Angelis .... producer
 
Original Music by
Walter Rizzati 
 
Cinematography by
Sergio Salvati (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Vincenzo Tomassi 
 
Production Design by
Massimo Lentini 
 
Costume Design by
Massimo Lentini 
 
Makeup Department
Maria Pia Crapanzano .... hair stylist
Giannetto De Rossi .... makeup artist
Giannetto De Rossi .... special makeup effects artist
Antonio Maltempo .... assistant makeup artist
Maurizio Trani .... makeup artist
Maurizio Trani .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Fabrizio De Martino .... unit manager
Paolo Gargano .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Roberto Giandalia .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Mariangela Capuano .... set dresser
Rodolfo Ruzza .... property master
 
Sound Department
Ugo Celani .... sound engineer
Gianni D'Amico .... sound mixer (as Gianni Amico)
Eros Giustini .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Giannetto De Rossi .... special effects (as Gino De Rossi)
 
Stunts
Nazzareno Cardinali .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Antonio Benetti .... still photographer
Franco Bruni .... camera operator
Alfredo Fedeli .... chief electrician
Maurizio Lucchini .... assistant camera
Giacomo Tomaselli .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Claudia D'Obici .... assistant costumes
Bertilla Silvestrini .... seamstress
 
Editorial Department
Pietro Tomassi .... assistant editor
Luciano Vittori .... color consultant
 
Music Department
Alexander Blonksteiner .... composer: additional music
Walter Rizzati .... conductor
 
Other crew
Pino Colizzi .... dubbing director
Alfredo D'Angelo .... curtains (as D'Angelo)
Armando Pace .... cutting room assistant
Daniela Puccini .... continuity
Guglielmo Smeraldi .... production secretary
Otello Tomassini .... paymaster
Daniela Tonti .... continuity
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Quella villa accanto al cimitero" - Italy (original title)
"Zombie Hell House" - USA
See more »
Runtime:
87 min | USA:82 min (2002 DVD release) | UK:85 min (cut)
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Argentina:18 | Australia:R | Canada:16+ (Quebec) | France:16 | Hong Kong:III | Italy:VM18 | Italy:VM14 (DVD rating) | Netherlands:16 | Norway:(Banned) (video rating) | Portugal:M/18 | Spain:18 | Sweden:18 (video rating) | UK:X (original rating: 1981) (cut) | UK:18 (uncut version, re-rating) | UK:18 (re-rating) (1988) (heavily cut) (re-rating) (2001) (cut) | UK:(Banned) (1984-1988) | USA:Unrated | West Germany:18 (cut) (VHS) | West Germany:18 (uncut) (theatrical)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Although the dialogue was done in English, the movie was nonetheless still dubbed in post-production.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: Fishing line can be seen attached to the bat that attacks Lucy in the cellar. Also, when Norman stabs the bat with a pair of scissors, blood comes out of the bat in places other than where the scissors penetrated it.See more »
Quotes:
[last lines]
Mary Freudstein:Mae, time to go home and remember your manners. Now that Bob is staying with us, be sure to treat him like a Freudstein. For other guests are surely destined to drop in.
See more »
Movie Connections:

FAQ

What are the differences censored British Versions and the Original Uncensored Version?
See more »
29 out of 44 people found the following review useful.
Shut up Kid!, 9 May 2002
Author: Aaron1375

I relize it isn't the kid's fault, but I am here to tell you the voice he is dubbed with is so annoying that it almost ruins the entire flick. Can't a more appropiate voice be found, one that sounds like a real child and not one of those really wealthy ones. Other than that this isn't that bad of a flick, but it definately has some flaws. The movie seems to point this way and that, there are a ton of questions like who is the killer, has the father been in the town before, who is the babysitter really, and others. Unfortunately, only one of these questions is answered in this flick and it is the killer. The rest goes unanswered and where as the unanswered questions work in "The Beyond" here you wonder why it is brought up in the first place if you are never going to find out. Also to all the people that talk about the baby sitter wiping up the blood, I do believe the mother thought the blood came from the dreaded bat attack. One thing I can't believe though is that this movie has a higher rating than "Zombie". Zombie just seems to me to be a more complete movie.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (150 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for The House by the Cemetery (1981)
Recent Posts (updated daily)User
I just heard a line, missing from all the other versions I have seen! bilttd_biscoi
Hu? Somebody please explain me the end galdana30
Who were the couple at the start? Lenticular
Is there STILL missing gore footage? cgann-2
Extra footage AxeWound
Things I HAD to laugh at cozmogrl1-1
See more »

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
A Bay of Blood Demons Beyond Re-Animator Deep Red The Beyond
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Horror section IMDb Italy section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.