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David Kaufbird | Eli R. Roth | Alois von Eichberg
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There's not a single instance of a horror movie actually causing any violence. People know it's fake, that's why they allow themselves to enjoy it. It helps them deal with their own fears, the fear of things beyond their control. People blow up abortion clinics and then blame the bible, but you would never say 'ban the bible,' you'd say that's some lunatic who wants to kill people and then hide ...
He got his idea for Cabin Fever
(2002) when he was in Iceland and contracted a case of a flesh-eating disease. The now infamous shaving-legs scene in the bathtub is based on when Roth shaved his face and layers of skin came off while having the disease.
His classical orchestral score. Roth prefers the "classical" style of filmmaking, and scores his films with classical instruments. His one use of electronic music was a conscious choice for his "Grindhouse" trailer "Thanksgiving" to parody the era, but for his features Roth uses classical music. His favorite scores are "Psycho," "Jaws," and "The Shining," as well as Angelo Badalamenti's music, ...