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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 »
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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 »
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7 wins & 4 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
One Of The Coolest, Most Original Zombie Films Ever ! See more (157 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)
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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)
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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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:
The English translation of Dellamorte Dellamore is 'Of Dead of Love.'See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: During the scenes where characters are being bitten by the "returners", make-up lines are clearly visible on their skin around the bites.See more »
Quotes:
[discussing the zombies]
Franco:Any other visits last night?
Francesco Dellamorte:A couple, yeah... All this extra work - and it's not as if they pay me any more!
Franco:Well, tell the Mayor!
Francesco Dellamorte:Oh, tell the Mayor, and then what? They'll *close* the cemetery! Goodbye job and goodbye house.
Franco:Come on. Who do you think would believe you?
Francesco Dellamorte:Listen. I don't care if you don't believe me, Franco. You're not the one who pays me.
Franco:I believe you. I believe you! And you're right. At least have him pay you over-time.
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36 out of 45 people found the following review useful.
One Of The Coolest, Most Original Zombie Films Ever !, 14 October 2005
Author: EVOL666 from St. John's Abortion Clinic

From the land that spawned probably the most zombie films to this date, ranging in quality from excellent to exremely dull, comes one film that rises above nearly all the rest. DELLAMORTE DELLAMORE (aka CEMETERY MAN) is that film, and if you haven't seen it yet, you are seriously missing out. The story is about lonely cemetery attendant Francesco (Rupert Everett (!?) in one of his very early roles)and his mute, Igor-like assistant Gnaghi. Every seven days, the dead rise from their graves (for no real apparent reason...) and it is Francesco and Gnaghi's job to dispatch them. The 2 live a pretty solitary existence until a mysterious woman comes along and into Francesco's life. Cut to the chase- Francesco and the woman have sex on her newly buried husband's grave, and when he returns from the dead, everything goes haywire from there...

DELLAMORTE DELLAMORE is several films rolled into one...zombie gore film, dark comedy, romance story - similar in some ways to perhaps DEADALIVE (not nearly as silly or gory), but this is a hard film to make a comparison on. It really is it's own unique experience and should definitely be viewed by anyone into horror/zombie films. Again, one of my all-time zombie favorites...Highly Recommended 9/10

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