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Cemetery Man -- A dark horror fantasy film, RUPERT EVERETT is called Dellamorte Dellamore, a cemetery care taker who is faced with an epidemic of zombies rising from their graves. Dellamorte goes on an insane killing spree to prevent the living dead from contaminating

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Release Date:
26 April 1996 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Zombies, guns, and sex, OH MY!!!
Plot:
A cemetery man must kill the dead a second time when they become zombies. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
one of best and most original horror films of the '90s See more (159 total) »

Cast

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Rupert Everett ... Francesco Dellamorte
François Hadji-Lazaro ... Gnaghi

Anna Falchi ... She
Mickey Knox ... Marshall Straniero
Fabiana Formica ... Valentina Scanarotti
Clive Riche ... Doctor Verseci
Katja Anton ... Claudio's Girlfriend
Barbara Cupisti ... Magda

Anton Alexander ... Franco
Pietro Genuardi ... New Mayor Civardi
Patrizia Punzo ... Claudio's Mother
Stefano Masciarelli ... Mayor Scanarotti
Vito Passeri ... 1st Returner
Alessandro Zamattio ... Claudio
Marijn Koopman
Renato Donis ... Husband of 'She'
Claudia Lawrence ... Miss Chiaromondo
Francesca Gamba ... Hospital Nurse
Elio Cesari ... Monk
Maurizio Romoli ... Hospital Doctor

Maddalena Ischiale ... Stanza Franco Nurse
Elena Fresco ... Hospital Sister (as Mariaelena Fresu)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michele Soavi ... Man in City Square (uncredited)

Directed by
Michele Soavi 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gianni Romoli  (as Giovanni Romoli)
Tiziano Sclavi  novel

Produced by
Conchita Airoldi .... co-producer
Conchita Airoldi .... executive producer
Heinz Bibo .... producer
Tilde Corsi .... producer
Dino Di Dionisio .... co-producer
Dino Di Dionisio .... executive producer
Michèle Ray-Gavras .... executive producer
Gianni Romoli .... producer (as Giovanni Romoli)
Michele Soavi .... producer
 
Original Music by
Riccardo Biseo 
Manuel De Sica 
 
Cinematography by
Mauro Marchetti 
 
Film Editing by
Franco Fraticelli 
 
Production Design by
Massimo Antonello Geleng 
 
Set Decoration by
Roberto Caruso 
 
Costume Design by
Alfonsina Lettieri 
Maurizio Millenotti 
 
Makeup Department
Daniel Auber .... assistant makeup artist (as Daniele Auber)
Maria Teresa Corridoni .... chief hair stylist
Enrico Iacoponi .... makeup artist
Marijn Koopman .... assistant makeup artist
Barbara Morosetti .... assistant makeup artist
Francesco Motolese .... assistant makeup artist
Sabrina Ranalli .... hair stylist
Sergio Stivaletti .... makeup artist
Gino Zamprioli .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Carla Bernardin .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Julie Gavras .... assistant director
Enrico Grassi .... first assistant director
Francesca Marra .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Roberto Angelini .... sculptor
Marina Pinzuti Ansolini .... set dresser
Sebastiano De Caro .... property master
Tommaso Dubla .... set painter
Umberto Fantina .... carpenter
Maurizio Garrone .... assistant production designer
Sergio Grassi .... property master
Osvaldo Monaco .... property master
Caterina Napoleone .... assistant production designer
Dionisio Rossi .... sculptor
 
Sound Department
Massimo Anzellotti .... sound effects editor
Andrea Dallimonti .... sound recordist
Alessandro Peticca .... sound editor (as Sandro Peticca)
Alfredo Petti .... boom operator
Angelo Raguseo .... sound re-recording mixer
Frank von Kuegelgen .... adr editor
 
Special Effects by
Daniel Auber .... special effects assistant (as Daniele Auber)
Maurizio Corridori .... special effects
Massimo Cristofanelli .... special effects
Marijn Koopman .... special effects assistant
Barbara Morosetti .... special effects assistant
Francesco Motolese .... special effects assistant
Sergio Stivaletti .... special effects designer
 
Visual Effects by
Francesca R. Di Nunzio .... ossuary designer
Sergio Stivaletti .... ossuary designer
 
Stunts
Valerio Colombaioni .... stunts
Fabio Romanielo .... stunts
Mauro Romanielo .... stunts
Pamela Vitali .... stunts
David Zamperla .... stunts
Mirko Zamperla .... stunts
Nazzareno Zamperla .... stunt coordinator (as Neno Zamperla)
Rinaldo Zamperla .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Alessandro Bolognesi .... Steadicam operator
Domenico Caponecchi .... grip
Romolo Eucalitto .... still photographer
Stefano Falivene .... focus puller
Claudio Frollano .... electrician
Luciano Giusepponi .... key grip
Roberto Luzi .... camera operator
Marco Massaccesi .... electrician
Cesare Pascarella .... grip
Marco Pieroni .... Steadicam operator
Giovanni Piperno .... camera loader
Otello Simotti .... generator operator
Claudio Verdenelli .... chief electrician
Daniele Verdenelli .... electrician
 
Casting Department
Ofelia Garcia .... casting: children
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Giovanni Casalnuovo .... assistant costume designer
Monica Ricci .... costume assistant
Maria Spigarelli .... wardrobe mistress
Maura Zuccherofino .... wardrobe mistress
 
Editorial Department
Julie Gavras .... post-production
Roberto Priori .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Luca di Silverio .... soundtrack album producer
 
Other crew
Renato Agostini .... set technician
Guido Airoldi .... paymaster
Giordano Esposito .... production assistant
Renata Franceschi .... continuity
Alessandra Guerra .... cutting room assistant
Paolo Lombardi .... voice dubbing: François Hadji-Lazaro
Anna Orieti .... production accountant
Roberto Pedicini .... voice dubbing: Rupert Everett
Barbara Petrelli .... production secretary
Claudio Quaglietti .... set technician
William Quarshie .... dialogue director
Frank von Kuegelgen .... adr director
Emilio Zaccaria .... production assistant
Robert Schlockoff .... press attache: France (uncredited)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dellamorte Dellamore" - Italy (original title)
"Of Death, of Love" - International (English title) (literal title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for macabre violence and gore, strong sexuality and some language
Runtime:
105 min
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Aspect Ratio:
1.66 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:MA | Canada:R (Manitoba) | Canada:18 (Nova Scotia) | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Germany:18 | Hong Kong:III | Italy:T | Spain:18 | UK:18 | USA:R
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Trivia:
In the late 90's when Rupert Everett gained some popularity in America, he approached Michele Soavi about doing an Americanized remake of 'Dellamorte Dellamore'. It never materialized though.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: The bandage on Dellamorte's shoulder covering his bite wound is visible in some shots and missing in others.See more »
Quotes:
Marshall Straniero:Four motorcycles racing, the mayor's daughter is on one of them, her head sliced right off. They had to sew it back on the body. The bikes crash into a bus loaded with scouts, on their way back from a church-sponsored outing. Ha! Slaughter of the innocents. And they were all so young. Ha ha ha ha!
Francesco Dellamorte:Right. They thought their life was ahead of them, but in fact it had already passed them by.
Marshall Straniero:Ha ha ha! Well, you got your hands full.
Francesco Dellamorte:Oh, more than you know.
[aside]
Francesco Dellamorte:Gnaghi, we're going to need a lot of bullets.
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Movie Connections:
Features Super Mario Bros. (1985) (VG)See more »
Soundtrack:
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22 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
one of best and most original horror films of the '90s, 7 January 2000
Author: cygnus x-1 from roanoke, va

this movie is proof that the horror genre is far from dead (no pun intended.) this italian import (released in the u.s. as Cemetary Man) is energetic, scary, gory and well acted. it also possesses one of the most original screenplays i've ever seen in a horror film. the main plot element has Rupert Everett (who finds just the right note for the role) as Dellamorte Dellamore, a cemetary keeper who has to put up the dead coming back to life after 7 or so days. his helper is a mute named Nagi, who grunts to communicate, and bears and uncanny resemblance to curly from the three stooges.

italian horror movies are known for their visual lavishness. this one is no exception (the director is a protege of Dario Argento and worked as assistant director on some of his movies). what sets this one apart is that is actually has a solid script which is what a lot of italian horror movies seem to lack, but make up for that weakness in the visuals (like Suspiria or The Beyond.)

i was surprised at the extent and amount of gore in the movie. considering it's rated R and the MPAA is notoriously rough on horror films, i'm surprised it made it through relatively complete (a friend of mine said the original italian version is 5 minutes longer but that most of what was cut was explicit sex.) what hurts the movie is a repetitious and murky second half. it's interesting but just a bit too cerebral compared too the first half.

at a time when the horror genre is pretty stagnant, movies such as this one are a wake up call that horror is alive and well.

rating:8

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