Dellamorte Dellamore (Cemetery Man)

Posted: December 19, 2012 in Film

HORRORPEDIA

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Dellamorte Dellamore– aka Cemetery Man – is a 1994 comedy horror film directed by Michele Soavi. An Italian-French-German co-production, the screenplay by Gianni Romoli was based on the 1991 novel by Tiziano Sclavi. Sclavi is also the author of the comic Dylan Dog, which covers similar themes and whose protagonist is self-evidently a Rupert Everett lookalike.

The film stars Rupert Everett, François Hadji-Lazaro, and Anna Falchi. The story concerns the beleaguered caretaker of a small Italian cemetery, who searches for love while defending the town from zombies…

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The film was released in Italy to little success. United States distributor October Films changed its title to Cemetery Man and saddled the film with a campy ad campaign, finally releasing it on April 26, 1996.

In the US, Cemetery Man received mostly negative critical reaction, small theatrical distribution (opening on six screens), and a frequently delayed Region 1 DVD release.

The film missed popular…

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