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Zombie 4: After Death (1989)

After Death (Oltre la morte) (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Horror | 27 July 1990 (Italy)
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A woman goes back to the island where her parents were killed. They had been working on a cure for cancer and accidentally raised the dead by angering a voodoo priest. With the woman is a ... See full summary »

Director:

Claudio Fragasso (as Clyde Anderson)

Writers:

Rossella Drudi (screenplay), Rossella Drudi (story)
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Complete credited cast:
Jeff Stryker ... Chuck (as Chuck Peyton)
Candice Daly Candice Daly ... Jenny
Massimo Vanni ... David (as Alex McBride)
Jim Gaines Jim Gaines ... Dan
Don Wilson ... Tommy
Adrianne Joseph Adrianne Joseph ... Louise
Jim Moss Jim Moss ... Mad
Nick Nicholson Nick Nicholson ... Rod
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A woman goes back to the island where her parents were killed. They had been working on a cure for cancer and accidentally raised the dead by angering a voodoo priest. With the woman is a group of mercenaries and they meet up with some other researchers. They raise the dead again and all hell breaks loose. Written by Josh Pasnak <chainsaw@intouch.bc.ca> [edited]

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Action | Horror

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Country:

Italy

Language:

English

Release Date:

27 July 1990 (Italy) See more »

Also Known As:

Zombie 4: After Death See more »

Filming Locations:

Philippines

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Production Co:

Flora Film See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Was really filmed in 1988. See more »

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When voodoo priest's possessed wife jumps out the crater, a rope is briefly but clearly seen lowering her to the ground. See more »

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Narrator: [first lines]
Narrator: There was once a group of men who believed they could solve the mystery of mysteries. They were scientists. Experts in chemistry, biology and physics. Students of alchemy. And of the arcane principles which governed the very equilibrium of our Universe. These men established a small research center on a remote tropical island. Where they proceeded with their humanitarian mission. A task linked to the fundamental principles of our very existence. Their aim was to conquer man kind's ...
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Referenced in Chimera (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

Living After Death
Music and Lyrics by Al Festa
Vocals by Maurizio Cerantola
Performed by Al Festa
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A bad cheese festival of zombie nonsense
22 May 2011 | by amesmondeSee all my reviews

A woman inadvertently goes back to a zombie infested island where her parents were killed.

Writer /director Claudio Fragasso wild abysmal sequel has very little link to Fulci's Zombi. Fragasso's film seems predominantly like Mattei's Virus/ Hell of the living Dead / Night of the Zombies (1980). Like Night of the Zombies was a Dawn of the Dead wannabe, this is another bad cheese festival of zombie nonsense.

While the phrase so bad it's good can be be applied to Night of the Zombies, Zombi 4 is plain borderline with a few redeeming features. Mainly some make up effects and lead cast. There's awfully executed effects, shoddy lighting, sub-par directing, illogical storytelling and coupled with daft exposition dialogue in every scene, at times its simply cheap but not cheerful. While fun, talking zombies, guns, candles falling over and jumping undead add up to very little.

The 80's rock soundtrack of is probably its best redeeming feature. As another cash-in follow up to Zombie Flesheaters it's slightly disappointing.


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