Roy Frumkes celebration of horror director George Romero gets re-edited, updated and re-mastered in an all-new version of the classic "making of" project based on 1978's "Dawn of the Dead".
George A. Romero, director of the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, is one of the horror genre’s most celebrated filmmakers. Roy Frumkes’ amazing 1978 documentary DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD was an intimate look at Romero’s creative process, with an outstanding collection of interviews, effects demonstrations (courtesy of make-up artist, Tom Savini) and behind-the-scenes footage from the classic horror film, DAWN OF THE DEAD.
This newly re-edited and re-mastered 2012 version of the award-winning documentary contains all-new exclusive material including additional interviews with Romero’s family and friends, candid on-set footage from TWO EVIL EYES, LAND OF THE DEAD, DIARY OF THE DEAD, SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD and many more surprises including an all new feature length commentary track!
THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD is a loving portrait of a horror legend, and a must-see for any hardcore horror fan!
This all new version is being released onto DVD in the US by Synapse films. There is also a Blu-Ray edition, however this will be STRICTLY LIMITED to 1500 copies.
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For more info and details on how to get hold of the limited edition Blu-Ray, visit the Synapse Films website.