Oasis of the Zombies
|Oasis of the Zombies|
|Directed by||Jesús Franco|
|Produced by||Marius Lesoeur|
|Written by||Jesús Franco|
|Music by||Daniel White|
|Editing by||Claude Gros|
|Language||French, Spanish, English|
Oasis of the Zombies (originally called L'Abîme des Morts-Vivants / The Abyss of the Living Dead) is a 1982 film by director Jesús Franco for French producer Marius Lesoeur.
The plot involves treasure hunters who track down a lost fortune in Nazi gold in the desert, only to discover that the treasure is still guarded by the Afrika Korps soldiers transporting it, who have become zombies.
The film has also been released over the years as Bloodsucking Nazi Zombies, Le Tresor des Morts Vivants and Treasure of the Living Dead.
Franco filmed a "Spanish version" simultaneously with the French version (under the title La tumba de los Muertos Vivientes), probably to placate Lina Romay (since the French producer had chosen other actors to be in the "real version"). Only the director's cut (the Spanish version) includes scenes with Lina Romay and Eduardo Fajardo, but that version has never been released outside of Spain.
- Oasis of the Zombies (1981) Review Popcorn Pictures
- L'abîme des morts vivants (1981) at the Internet Movie Database
- La tumba de los muertos vivientes (1983) at the Internet Movie Database
- Oasis of the Zombies a.k.a. Oasis of the Dead at allmovie
- Negative review at somethingawful.com
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