The Grapes of Death

Overview

This gory zombie film was directed by cult filmmaker Jean Rollin. The plot concerns a dangerous pesticide which is applied to grapes in a wine-producing region, turning the inhabitants into insane zombie killers. There is plentiful nudity and violence for the exploitation crowd, as well as crucifixion and a topless woman being impaled with a pitchfork by her own father. Horror fans will note the numerous similarities to Jorge Grau's hit Breakfast at Manchester Morgue, while mainstream viewers...well, they ...
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Overview

This gory zombie film was directed by cult filmmaker Jean Rollin. The plot concerns a dangerous pesticide which is applied to grapes in a wine-producing region, turning the inhabitants into insane zombie killers. There is plentiful nudity and violence for the exploitation crowd, as well as crucifixion and a topless woman being impaled with a pitchfork by her own father. Horror fans will note the numerous similarities to Jorge Grau's hit Breakfast at Manchester Morgue, while mainstream viewers...well, they probably won't be watching in the first place.
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Special Features

Mastered in HD from the original 35 mm negative; Introduction by Jean Rollin; Interview with Jean Rollin, by Patrick Lambert and Frédérick Durand (2007, 49 min.), in which Rollin discusses his varied literary influences; 16-page booklet with an essay by Tim Lucas, editor of Video Watchdog; Original theatrical trailer; Original trailers of other Rollin films
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/23/2013
  • UPC: 738329113124
  • Original Release: 1978
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  • Source: Redemption
  • Presentation: Remastered
  • Time: 1:30:00
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • Sales rank: 32,117

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Marie-Georges Pascal
Serge Marquand
Felix Marten
Brigitte Lahaie
Paul Bisciglia
Olivier Rollin
Technical Credits
Jean Rollin Director, Screenwriter
Claude Bécognée Cinematographer
Claude Guedj Producer
Christian Meunier Screenwriter
Philippe Sissman Score Composer
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