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The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (Two-Disc Special Edition)
The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue
Two-Disc Special Edition
Actors: Fernando Hilbeck, Jose Lifante, Raymond Lovelock, Arthur Kennedy, Cristina Galbó
Director: Jorge Grau
Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
UR     2008     1hr 33min

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Actors: Fernando Hilbeck, Jose Lifante, Raymond Lovelock, Arthur Kennedy, Cristina Galbó
Director: Jorge Grau
Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Indie & Art House, Horror, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Studio: Blue Underground
Format: DVD - Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic
DVD Release Date: 02/26/2008
Original Release Date: 01/01/1974
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/1974
Release Year: 2008
Run Time: 1hr 33min
Screens: Color,Widescreen,Anamorphic
Number of Discs: 2
SwapaDVD Credits: 2
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 7
Edition: Special Edition
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Languages: English
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Movie Reviews

Best Horror DVD of the Year
frankenberry | Los Angeles, CA USA | 10/22/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Anchor Bay delivers the best and most anticipated horror DVD of the year. Never released on home video in the US (except in an atrocious edited low-budget EP VHS version called "The Living Dead"), Grau's super-fun 1974 zombie flick finally receives the definitive presentation it has aways deserved! Originally released theatrically in the States in an edited version called "Don't Open the Window", this DVD is the original UNCUT version and instantly makes the old (and once Very Valuable) Japanese laserdisc completely obsolete since that version pixelated the brief nudity. Anchor Bay's DVD is absolutely exceptional. If you're a zombie film fan or european horror buff, you probably already love this film. If you've never seen it, just go ahead and buy it --- you will NOT be disappointed! It's kind of a rip-off of NOTLD, but it has it's own unique twists, it's in glorious color and delivers some very shocking gore moments. Plus, the zombies are quite unique -- my favorite is the post-autopsy one who's got his chest stitched closed all the way down his torso. All in all, a very entertaining zombie film...not as ridiculous as the later Fulci films, but also not as grim as Romero's seminal classic. The film is presented here in a practically flawless print at 1.85:1. Also on the DVD are a short (and amusing) introduction by Grau (who hopes we have a "bad time" watching the film) plus a separate 20-minute interview with him. He goes into detail about how the film came to be, how he picked the cast, and what he thinks of horror film audiences. He comes off as a very cool, intelligent and nice guy. Too bad he left the business after only a few films. Besides that, the DVD features one TV spot (for "Window") which isn't very thrilling, some "Window" radio spots (much better!), plus a photo and poster gallery of the different artwork and posters from the various release versions of the film around the world. Very cool! Buy it Now!!!"
Great Zombie Film
Crypt | Arkham | 03/15/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)

"If you've watched your Romero and Fulci Zombie films to death and you're wanting something just as good, but different, check this little nasty out. A Spanish film inspired by Night of the Living Dead that came out before Dawn of the Dead started the carnivorous Zombie craze. This is one of the few genuinely creepy Zombie films. Night of the Living Dead and Zombie were the only other two that I found creepy. Dawn and Day of the dead were superior films, but I would never say they were creepy. The story is ambiguous in a true European way, and the cinematography is gorgeous and nightmarish at the same time. Also the Zombies are truly chilling. The gore sequences are well done and the acting is top notch."
Creepy '70s cult classic
frankenberry | 07/10/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I'm pretty much in agreement with most of the reviews posted here, so I'd just like to add a comment or two of my own.First, to those who've wanted to own this movie for years, this Anchor Bay release is definitely the one to buy. Not only is this the original, uncut version of "Let Sleeping Corpses Lie" but it has also been digitally remastered so the picture and sound are GREAT (on both VHS and DVD). You won't be getting a faded, cheap looking film to video transfer -- trust me on this. In case you're wondering, the VHS version is in 1.85 to 1 widescreen ratio and includes all the same extras (director interview, original trailer, etc.) as the DVD version. The only difference, of course, is that with DVD you can access these extras instantly. With the VHS version, you have to fast forward to the end of the movie before you can sample the extras.That being said, let me make caution all those zombie movie fans out there who've never heard of this film before but are intrigued by the other reviews. No doubt scores of you are salivating right now at the prospect of a zombie movie that's almost good as "Dawn of the Dead" (as some have suggested). Please note the following: this is NOT a wall-to-wall zombie/action flick like "Dawn of the Dead" or or even the parody "Return of the Living Dead". In fact, (SPOILER ALERT) I counted maybe only seven or eight zombies in the *whole* movie, and there are never more than three zombies on screen at one time! You *won't* find scenes depicting hundreds (or even dozens) of zombies taking over a city, surrounding a shopping mall, or even invading a farm house. This is a more subtle horror film that's far more interested in evoking a spooky atmosphere and creating a sense of dread than piling on the body count. (If you saw the 70s vampire film "Let's Scare Jessica to Death", then maybe you have an idea what I'm talking about.) Don't get me wrong. I'm not saying "Let Sleeping Corpses Lie" isn't a good horror film. It is. I just don't want anyone who's never seen this movie to buy this thinking they're getting "Dawn of the Dead Part II". You're not. If survival horror action and gore is what you're looking for, you're better off waiting for the "Resident Evil" movie."
Anchor Bay Rocks with this Exceptional Zombie Shocker!
Crypt | 11/01/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I had the fortune of seeing it via bootleg video tape years ago and now Anchor Bay has released it in a GORGEOUS, pristine transfer - it sounds and looks just incredible!

The film itself is a gem - one of the very best zombie films ever made. Eerie, atmospheric and well-acted. The zombies, though not as plentiful as in a Romero or Fulci film, are cool-they lumber around with a very creepy, distinct freshness about them. The suspense builds well and the attacks become icnreasingly gruesome so if you're a gorehound there should be enough to keep you seated and if you're not... well, you can just cover your eyes for a few hair-raising scenes of gut munching.

This is an excellent disc, and along with the Argento releases and Fulci's "The Beyond", stands as the top horror title of the year!"