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Nightmare City [DVD] [Eng/Ita] [1980]

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Overview

Special Features

  • An interview with Umberto Lenzi 49'27"
  • Original English trailer 3'45"
  • Original Italian trailer 3'45"
  • A fully illustrated booklet on the genesis and production of the film by Chris Alexander, Fangoria magazine
  • New HD transfer
  • Digitally restored
  • New and improved English subtitle translation

Synopsis

Nightmare City
Miller (Hugo Stiglitz) is a reporter on to something when he sees passengers disembark from a plane and start attacking and murdering whomever they come across -- no, they are not upset with their service, they are zombies -- or more accurately ghouls who need human blood to stay alive. While flight attendants may contend that more than one ghoul is on any flight, this group was contaminated by a man exposed to radiation that leaked from a nuclear plant, and they are hereafter identifiable by their black-face make-up, if not their eating habits. When Miller tries to notify the citizens that these monsters are on the loose, he is rudely stopped by a nasty general (Mel Ferrer) who does not want to make the public unnecessarily hysterical. The monsters have a molecular structure that is not affected by bullets, and so in imitation of the accepted code that zombies only die with a shot to the head, the general launches his attack "aiming for the control center" of each zombie head, before everyone is converted into the blood-thirsty monsters. With anemic acting, murky color, and other technical problems, this is simply another zombie film among the masses. ~ Eleanor Mannikka, Rovi

Cast & Crew

  • Hugo Stiglitz
    Hugo Stiglitz - Miller
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    Laura Trotter - Sheila
  • Francisco Rabal
    Francisco Rabal - Maj.Holmes
  • Mel Ferrer
    Mel Ferrer - Gen. Murchinson
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    Sonia Viviani
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