Director: George Romero
"Dawn of the Dead is one of the best horror films ever made - and, as an inescapable result, one of the most horrifying." - Chicago Sun-Times
The second instalment in George A. Romero's ‘Dead' series takes a swipe at suburbia and consumer culture, with the flesh-rending this time set against the dulcet tones of mall muzak.
Taking refuge in a shopping mall, a ragtag group of survivors try keeping the marauding hoards of zombies at bay, but ultimately end up prisoners within their well-stocked safe haven. How long before the zombies mindlessly storm the doors like a stocktake sale?
"... a film tapping in two dark and dirty fantasies - wholesale slaughter and wholesale shopping - to create a grisly extravaganza with acute moral intelligence." - critic Dave Kehr
D/S George A. Romero P Richard Rubenstein WS Richard Rubenstein TD 35mm/1978/125mins