|release date||December 5 1988|
|starring||Bill Pullman, Cathy Tyson|
|tagline||Don't bury me...I'm not dead!|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisDennis Allan is an scientist who visits Haiti on the strength of a rumour of a drug which renders the recepient totally paralyzed but conscious. The drug's effects often fool doctors, who declare the victims dead. Could this be the origin of the "zombie" legend? Alan embarks on a surprising and often surreal investigation of the turbulent social chaos that is Haiti during the revolution which ousted hated dictator Papa Doc. Often a pawn in a greater game, Alan must decide what is science, what is superstition, and what is the unknown in a anarchistic society where police corruption and witch-doctory are commonplace.
The Serpent and the Rainbow is a zombie film directed by horror icon Wes Craven (the Creator of A Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream). Instead of flesh eating, crazed walking corpses, Wes Craven?s zombies are actual human victims of black magic wielding boucans, or voodoo priests who use magic to enslave one?s soul. This movie is about fear, death, and the nightmare of not knowing difference between hallucinations, dreams, and reality. …Read More