ROY FRUMKES 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 MAKING OF PROJECT BASED ON 1978's DAWN OF THE DEAD!
George A. Romero, director of the original NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD, is one
of the horror genre's most celebrated filmmakers. Roy Frumkes amazing 1978
documentary DOCUMENT OF THE DEAD was an intimate look at Romero 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 Romero'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!
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.