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Revenge of the Dead (1983)

Zeder (original title)
R | | Horror | January 1985 (USA)
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 »

Director:

Pupi Avati

Writers:

Pupi Avati (story), Pupi Avati (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Gabriele Lavia ... Stefano
Anne Canovas ... Alessandra
Paola Tanziani Paola Tanziani ... Gabriella Goodman
Cesare Barbetti Cesare Barbetti ... Dr. Meyer
Bob Tonelli Bob Tonelli ... Mr. Big
Ferdinando Orlandi Ferdinando Orlandi ... Giovine - faux Don Luigi
Enea Ferrario Enea Ferrario ... Mirko
John Stacy John Stacy ... Professor Chesi
Alex Partexano Alex Partexano ... Police Lt. Guido Silvestri (as Alessandro Partexano)
Marcello Tusco Marcello Tusco ... Doctor Melis
Aldo Sassi Aldo Sassi ... Don Mario
Veronica Moriconi ... Young Gabriella
Enrico Ardizzone ... Benni
Maria Teresa Tofano Maria Teresa Tofano ... Anna
Andrea Montuschi Andrea Montuschi ... Inspector Bouffet
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Storyline

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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They rise at night. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Official site [Italy]

Country:

Italy

Language:

Italian

Release Date:

January 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Revenge of the Dead See more »

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Budget:

ITL 500,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Goofs

When first victim is on the autopsy table, she can be seen breathing very clearly. See more »

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Referenced in Adjust Your Tracking (2013) See more »

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Great movie but definitely a thinking man's horror,not for teenage zombie addicts.
15 December 2001 | by heartofmetalSee 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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