|release date||November 30 1973|
|starring||Cristina Galbó, Ray Lovelock, Arthur Kennedy, Aldo Massasso, Giorgio Trestini|
|tagline||To avoid fainting keep repeating, it's only a movie... only a movie... only a movie... only a movie.|
SynopsisA cop chases two young people visiting the English countryside, suspecting them of a local murder; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by radiation being used by area farmers as a pesticide alternative.
A product of the living dead craze which saturated horror cinema in the 1970’s, Let Sleeping Corpses Lie (AKA The Living Dead At The Manchester Morgue) stands as one of the superior, and disappointingly lesser known, examples of the zombie genre. Although it contains more than its fair share of influences, it is obvious this film was made with intentions of riding the wave of the seminal horror classic, Night of the Living Dead, and as such shares many similarities. …Read More