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Time Out says

A dazzling opening sequence (not for the squeamish) as a teenage vampire of today (Amplas) satisfies his bloodlust in a railway sleeper compartment. Thereafter, Romero plays fascinating games with myth and reality as he balances traditional vampire lore against medically certifiable psychosis. Fundamentally a quite serious movie, relevant to contemporary personality problems and stresses, but shot through with a wicked streak of black humour. It doesn't always come off, but Romero makes stunning use of his Pittsburgh locations to create a desolate suburban wasteland, and at its best it is rivetingly raw-edged.
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Release Details

  • Duration:95 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:George A Romero
  • Screenwriter:George A Romero
  • Cast:
    • John Amplas
    • Lincoln Maazel
    • Christine Forrest
    • Elyane Nadeau
    • Tom Savini
    • George A Romero
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