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Cemetery Man (1994)

Dellamorte Dellamore (original title)
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A cemetery man must kill the dead a second time when they become zombies.

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(as Giovanni Romoli), (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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François Hadji-Lazaro ...
Gnaghi
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She
Mickey Knox ...
Marshall Straniero
Fabiana Formica ...
Valentina Scanarotti
Clive Riche ...
Doctor Verseci
Katja Anton ...
Claudio's Girlfriend
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Magda
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Pietro Genuardi ...
New Mayor Civardi
Patrizia Punzo ...
Claudio's Mother
Stefano Masciarelli ...
Mayor Scanarotti
Vito Passeri ...
1st Returner
Alessandro Zamattio ...
Claudio
Renato Donis ...
She's Husband
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This movie is based on a novel of Tiziano Sclavi, and it always reflects the "sclavian philosophy" diffused by the most succesful comics in Italy: Dylan Dog, the detective of the nightmare. There is the duality between love and dead (in Italian "dellamore" means "of love" and "dellamorte" means "of death"), a duality that Dellamorte feels in a really hard way. He is the guardian of the cemetery of Buffalora, a little town in the north of Italy, in which, we don't know why, corpses rise from tombs and Dellamorte has to destroy them. Dellamorte seems not to ask to himself why this happen, he shoots and loves. But at the end he wants to leave Buffalora... Written by Bruno Iannazzo <iannazzo@cibs.sns.it>

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Zombies, guns, and sex, OH MY!!!

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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Rated R for macabre violence and gore, strong sexuality and some language | See all certifications »

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26 April 1996 (USA)  »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$253,969 (USA)
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1.66 : 1
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Tangerine Dream were originally supposed to compose the soundtrack, but dropped out becsuse something else came up. See more »

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When the "fly" lands on the dead girl's face, the monofilament line attached to it is visible. See more »

Quotes

[singing]
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have gone out on the boy scout picnic!
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have, never should have left my room!
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have gone out on the boy scout picnic!
Boy Scout Troop: Now I'll do my scouting in a marble tomb!
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have gone out on the boy scout picnic!
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have, never should have gone just then!
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have gone out on the boy scout picnic!
Boy Scout Troop: Never should have, now I'll never go again!
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Performed by Ozzy Osbourne
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A dream within a dream
10 March 1999 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

For those who don't know Soavi, this guy has directed 25% of Gilliam's "Munchausen". So if you loved the final "Death" sequence, this film features the same imagery - laced with poetry, wit, humor, romance, sheer cinematic beauty, satire, onirism. This is the best Italian fantasy since "Suspiria"by a genius of a director. And if you want something completely different, it's all in here. Michele, where are you ? We need you.


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