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Revenge of the Dead (1983)
"Zeder" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  January 1985 (USA)
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Stefano, a young journalist, buys a used typewriter and accidentally sees that some text is still readable on the ribbon. He manages to reconstruct the story of a scientist, Paolo Zeder, ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriele Lavia ...
Stefano
Anne Canovas ...
Alessandra
Paola Tanziani ...
Gabriella Goodman
Cesare Barbetti ...
Dr. Meyer
Bob Tonelli ...
Mr. Big
Ferdinando Orlandi ...
Giovine - faux Don Luigi
Enea Ferrario ...
Mirko
John Stacy ...
Professor Chesi
Alex Partexano ...
Police Lt. Guido Silvestri (as Alessandro Partexano)
Marcello Tusco ...
Doctor Melis
Aldo Sassi ...
Don Mario
Veronica Moriconi ...
Young Gabriella
Enrico Ardizzone ...
Benni
Maria Teresa Tofano ...
Anna
Andrea Montuschi ...
Inspector Bouffet
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Stefano, a young journalist, buys a used typewriter and accidentally sees that some text is still readable on the ribbon. He manages to reconstruct the story of a scientist, Paolo Zeder, who in the 1950's discovered that some types of terrain have the power to revive the dead that are buried in them. Stefano's investigations bring him in contact with a group of renegade scientists that are still making experiments to prove Zeder's theories. Written by Giancarlo Cairella <vertigo@imdb.com>

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Revenge of the Dead  »

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ITL 500,000,000 (estimated)
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When first victim is on the autopsy table, she can be seen breathing very clearly. See more »

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Great movie but definitely a thinking man's horror,not for teenage zombie addicts.
15 December 2001 | by (ILLINOIS USA) – See all my reviews

Reading some of the reviews for this movie really gets me going. Kids,STAY AWAY FROM INTELLIGENT HORROR MOVIES!! Go watch another "Smiling Pervert Zombies" or something of that nature. This movie is way above your intelligence level and you will NEVER get it. Don't hate this movie because there is not enough zombies in it! It never promised to be a zombie gore fest. Instead,it is a great horror movie with a wonderful premise and some really spooky scenes("awakening in the coffin "scene!) Great,original movie and I LOVED it!! Well recommended!!


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