Strangers looking for a womans father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a. Lucio fulci and the 80s takes a look into the twilight years of lucio fulci, one of italian cinemas finest craftsmen. In lucio fulcis genre classic zombi 2, the dead rise once again to terrorize and consume the flesh of the living, this time caribbean style. In the uk release entitled zombie flesh eaters 2, the actor mike monty who plays general morton. Directed by lucio fulci, claudio fragasso, bruno mattei. It was adapted from an original screenplay by dardano sacchetti to serve as a sequel to george a. Tisa farrow and a group of vacationing tourists travel to an island where they find a doctor richard johnson who is attempting to cure a condition that reanimates the dead. Although he worked in a wide array of genres through a career spanning nearly five decades, including comedy, spaghetti western, adventure, science fiction and erotica, he garnered an international cult following for his giallo and horror films.
Grindhouse releasing has set a july 12 street date for the new deluxe 3disc bluray edition of lucio fulci s nightmare classic cat in the brain. On june 10th, 2016, fulci comics a sublabel of eibon press made available for preorder a new kinda comic based on lucio fulci s 1979 undead opus, zombie aka zombie flesh eaters. Lucio fulci 17 june 1927 march 1996 was an italian film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. The 1970s was a fertile period for european horror, and an explosion of. This audaciously disgusting spectacle from the late master of gruesome horror, lucio fulci, was posited as a semisequel to george romeros dawn of the dead, which was released in italy as zombi. The film is an innameonly sequel to fulci s zombi 2. For the past five years, weve become a frontrunning indie publisher, specializing in super limited edition single issue comic books, the likes of which have never been seen before. Zombi 3 is a 1988 italian horror film directed by lucio fulci and bruno mattei and starring deran sarafian, beatrice ring, and ottaviano dellacqua. It can be confusing as the film is known as zombie and zombie 2 and is meant to act as a sequel to george a. Soopabee gives his opinions on the lucio fulci directed sequel to george a.
The film is about a group of scientists at a topsecret research facility who are working on a biological weapon called death one, which mutates and kills the living creatures and reanimates the. R eleased at various points as the island of the living dead, nightmare island and zombie flesh eaters, lucio fulci s 1979 film zombi 2 was originally intended as an unofficial sequel to george a romeros dawn of the dead, released the year prior unlike romeros urban ghouls who had last been seen lurching around the shopping mall these zombies are dusty and erratic. If there ever was a trendsetter that set the mark for cinematic excess in the years to come, this is it. Zombi 2 zombie, zombie flesh eaters is a classic gore filled. Its a story about science versus the military, but. Lucio fulcis city of the living dead amuses and revolts. The film was adapted from an original screenplay by dardano sacchetti to serve as a. Despite the fact that he was no stranger to a quality horror film before its production, lucio fulci gained worldwide acclaim on the strength of this monstrosity. Romeros italianamerican film dawn of the dead, 1978 or lucio fulcis italian film zombi 2 1979. Al cliver, auretta gay, ian mcculloch, lucio fulci, olga karlatos, omero capanna, richard johnson, stefania damario, tisa farrow, ugo bologna sinopsis. Zombie flesh eaters is an italian horror film, directed by lucio fulchi and released in 1979. Directed by lucio fulci written by elisa briganti starring. We are a physical media only company, with much of our output dedicated to highend cult movie tiein comics, based on films such as lucio fulci s zombie and.
The book of eibon, cited in the beyond lucio fulci is best remembered for his delirious hallucinatory and visceral horror films of. No found only original release my release is always in double track audio italian and original audio. Tonight on the video nasty project its zombie flesh eaters, the 1979 horror flick that made lucio fulci a horror icon. Zombi 2 1979, italy is a zombie film directed by lucio fulci. Zombie was followed by the city of the living dead. Aka zombie 2 as an unofficial ripoffsequel to romeros dawn of the dead. If this specific provision is found to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effectuate the intent of the parties, in particular letters, catalogs, phone calls, faxes, emails as well as radio, television and media services 312 b paragraph 2 bgb. The insane story of zombi 2s notorious shark fight scene. Technically, the two films arent even remotely connected, but that didnt stop fulci from creating a. Romeros dawn of the dead 1978, which was released in italy with the title zombi. Zombi 2 is a 1979 zombie film directed by lucio fulci. No found only original release my release is always in. Zombi was adapted for film by fulci, from the script by dardano sacchetti. An abandoned boat in new york harbour unleashes a deadly flesh crazed zombie cargo.
Although made in 1979, fulci s bloody banquet wasnt released until 1980, but only as long as it had one minute and. Lucio fulci was commitioned to exploit its success and do a cash in version which was called zombi 2 to make people think it was a sequel. Zombi 2 is a 1979 italian zombie film directed by lucio fulci. Lucio fulci, born in rome in 1927, remains as controversial in death as he was in life. Today the most popular show on television is the walking dead, but in 1979 it was quite a different story. Zombi 3 lucio fulci 1988 tonight i got zombies for you, lots and lots of zombies not one, not two, but three. In england, it was known as zombie flesh eaters and banned as obscene.
Lucio fulci s penultimate movie is par for the course for the italian godfather of gore in that it is a largely incoherent effort, an offbeat horror mystery enlivened by some bloody effects to. It stars tisa farrow, ian mcculloch, and richard johnson, and features a score by frequent fulci collaborator fabio frizzi. Download voices from beyond 1991 yify torrent for 720p. On the way, they meet with with brian, a ethnologist, and susan. On line levitra, cheapest levitra prices horrorfanzine. In the world of horror, you either get lucio fulci or you dont. Lucio fulci great director profile senses of cinema. A gifted craftsman with a sharp tongue and a wicked sense of dark humor, fulci achieved some measure of notoriety for his gore epics of the late 1970s and early 1980s, but respect was long in coming. Zombi 2 aka zombie 1979 lucio fulci blue underground. Tisa farrow the grim reaper, ian mcculloch contamination, al cliver cannibals, and richard johnson the. Fulcis zombie films, beginning with zombi 2 1979, a loose sequel of george romeros dawn of the dead 1978, are especially prized by genre aficionados for their shocking violence and graphic. Zombi 2 aka zombie 1979 lucio fulci blue underground uncut dvd. Tisa farrow, ian mcculloch, and richard johnson strangers looking for a womans father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor desperately searches for the cause and cure of a recent epidemic of the undead.
Zombi 2, which will forever be known to me under its north american title, zombie, is a film unlike any other to come before it. Zombie 1979, lucio fulci coming to 4k bluray in early. Lucio fulci and the 80s 1 hours and 16 minutes movie 2017 aenigma. In italy, it was considered the unofficial sequel to dawn of the dead. Notice agerestricted video based on community guidelines category. Zombie 1979 ian mcculloch in zombie 1979 lucio fulci and ian mcculloch in zombie 1979 lucio fulci. It was also released under the title zombi 2, as an opportunistic way to make it sound like a sequel to george a. Zombie flesh eaters 1979, starring tisa farrow, ian mcculloch, richard johnson, al cliver, and auretta gay. In america, it was called zombie and advertised with the depraved tag line we are going to eat you. A zombie is found aboard a boat off the new york coast which belongs to do a famous scientist. Strangers looking for a womans father arrive at a tropical island where a doctor. Zombie 2 for the americans and everyone else, while released in italy as zombi. The walking dead just went full fulci with awesome.
A reporter and a psychic race to close the gates of hell after the suicide of a clergyman caused them to open, allowing the dead to rise from their graves. The official sequel to lucio fulcis zombie is coming. Blue underground has revealed that it is preparing its first 4k bluray release, which will be lucio fulci s cult thriller zombie a. Peter west,a journalist, travels to the antilles with ann, the daughter of the scientist. Lucio fulci s city of the living dead amuses and revolts in equal measure. Ive been obsessed with old school horror films lately. Romeros dawn of the dead which was released under the title zombi in parts of europe. Mourning the loss of a communist revolution that didnt happen. The zombi series refers collectively to various european horror films that have been falsely marketed as sequels to either george a. Zombi 2 25th anniversary special edition 2disc set. Nudity shower zombie eye gauging gore 1979 blue underground uncut dvd strangers woman father tropical island doctor epidemic undead scene. In just a few hours, the first epic 4issue zombie sequel start to go on sale at eibon press, who are keeping the fire alive with fulci s inferno. It was then released in the us as zombie and, eventually, in the uk as zombie flesheaters. Zombi 3 is actually fulci s second zombie movie because his first zombie movie retitled zombie was originally titled zombi 2 even though there was never a zombi 1.1164 1238 144 1539 1051 1589 354 1268 529 344 297 1016 17 1561 67 938 423 1276 1590 235 1252 554 420 203 623 669 1436 1508 1105 1098 322 270 1493 351 771 800 649 1181 331 995