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City of the Living Dead

Paura nella città dei morti viventi (Gates of Hell)

Directed by Lucio Fulci
Italy, 1980


The seven gates of Hell have been torn open, and in 3 days the dead shall rise and walk the earth. As a reporter and a psychic race to close the portals of the damned, they encounter a seething nightmare of unspeakable evil. The city is alive – with the horrors of the living dead!

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City of the Living Dead Directed by Lucio Fulci

Critics reviews

It’s a mishmash of Romero, Lovecraft, and run-of-the-mill occult nonsense (including a straight rip-off of Goblin’s DAWN OF THE DEAD score.) New characters show up out of nowhere without a whit of craft or care as to their place in the barely sensical story, but it has its moments: a stray intuitive camera move here and there, and a “live” burial scene that’s well built and genuinely eerie.
June 03, 2016
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