We're back with George Romero's most personal film
What would his career have looked like if this one had worked?
APRIL 10, 1981
Ed Harris, Gary Lahti, Tom Savini, Amy Ingersoll, Patricia Tallman, Christine Forrest, Warner Shook, Brother Blue, Cynthia Alder, John Amplas, Don Berry, Amanda Davies, Martin Ferrero, Ken Foree, Ken Hixon, John Hostetter, Harold Wayne Jones, Randy Kovitz, Michael P. Moran, Scott H. Reiniger, Maureen Sadusk, Albert Amerson, Ronald Carrier, Anthony Dileo Jr., David Early, John Harrison, Marty Schiff, Taso N. Stavrakis, Robert Williams, Molly McCloskey, Judith Barrett, Ian Gallacher, Donald Rubenstein, James A. Baffico, Iva Jean Saraceni, Chris Jessel, Bingo O’Malley, Nann Mogg, Nany Hopwood, Victor Pappas, Stephen King, Tabitha King, Jennifer Elizabeth, Hugh Rose, William Bardwell, Greg Besnak, Nancy Blum, Elva Branson, Leilani Cataldi, Sal Carollo, Mark Carson, Nancy Chesney, Romona Dowiak, Julia Dunster, Patrick Dunster, Cliff Forrest, George Jaber, Jeanie Jefferies, Janet Kennedy, Louis Koepper, Tommy Lafitte, Gary Lee Leventhal, Tom Madden, Rick Marchisio, Jim McKissock, Ann Muffly, Chris O’Connor, Jeff Paul, Joseph Pilato, John Mark Ridings, Joe Shelby, Mark Tierno, Fred Tietz, Bobbi Van Eman, Ramona Zini
cinematography by Michael Gornick
music by Donald Rubinstein
screenplay by George A. Romero
produced by Richard P. Rubinstein
directed by George A. Romero
2 hrs 26 mins
A traveling band of performers who live and play as modern knights find their fragile allegiance tested by the driven, intractable nature of their leader.
George Romero did not consider himself a horror filmmaker, and when we discuss him, the proper context for his work is the way he helped launch American independent filmmaking as a whole.
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