Director: Roy Frumkes
Starring: George A. Romero, Tom Savini, Roy Frumkes, Richard Rubinstein
Run Time: 102 minutes
Release Date: November 13, 2012
Aspect Ratio: 1.33 Full Frame [Variable Aspect Ratio]
Format: DVD/Blu-ray combo
Region: All Regions
Price: $29.95Buy Now
ROY FRUMKESâ€™ CELEBRATION OF HORROR DIRECTOR GEORGE A. ROMERO GETS RE-EDITED, UPDATED AND RE-MASTERED! THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD IS AN ALL-NEW VERSION OF THE CLASSIC â€śMAKING OFâ€ť PROJECT BASED ON 1978â€™s DAWN OF THE DEAD!
George A. Romero, director of the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, is one of the horror genreâ€™s most celebrated filmmakers. Roy Frumkesâ€™ amazing 1978 documentary DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD was an intimate look at Romeroâ€™s creative process, with an outstanding collection of interviews, effects demonstrations (courtesy of make-up artist, Tom Savini) and behind-the-scenes footage from the classic horror film, DAWN OF THE DEAD.
This newly re-edited and re-mastered 2012 version of the award-winning documentary contains all-new exclusive material including additional interviews with Romeroâ€™s family and friends, candid on-set footage from TWO EVIL EYES, LAND OF THE DEAD, DIARY OF THE DEAD, SURVIVAL OF THE DEAD and many more surprises! THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD is a loving portrait of a horror legend, and a must-see for any hardcore horror fan!
This EXCLUSIVE BD/DVD Combo is LIMITED to 1500 copies, and is only available right here from our website. It will not be sold in stores. The release contains a DVD of the new version of THE DEFINITIVE DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD (along with the new commentary), as well as a Blu-ray of the ORIGINAL 66 minute 16mm 1979 version of DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD, created for educational use at The School of Visual Arts, remastered in high-definition. Also included in this limited edition combo is a fold-out poster, created by artist Wes Benscoter, of the new George A. Romero painting used on the cover art.