Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero

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Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero
Directed byRusty Nails
Produced byRusty Nails
StarringGeorge A. Romero
Dario Argento
Quentin Tarantino
Robert Rodriguez
Stephen King
John Landis
Ed Harris
Dennis Hopper
Richard Linklater
Roger Ebert
John Carpenter
Rob Zombie
Penn Jillette
Tom Savini
CinematographyJonathan Buchanan
Eric Burton
Timothy Cerjan
Matt Thiesen
Edited byDebbie Brockman
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish

Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero is a 2008 documentary film directed by the filmmaker Rusty Nails.[1] The film is about the life and career of the horror film director George A. Romero. Clips from his films are combined with interviews with Romero, his collaborators, and his admirers to show the whole story of his life. The film is currently[when?] in post-production and was expected to be released in late 2008 but has yet to be released as of July 2009.[2]

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Nails' documentary, Dead On: The Life and Cinema of George A. Romero will go over Romero’s body of film work as it stands to date. The film will also examine a number of aspects of George's work, working method, and association with the independent and Hollywood film communities. Among the interviewees are Dennis Hopper, Ed Harris, Stephen King, John Carpenter, Dario Argento, Danny Boyle, John Waters, Quentin Tarantino, Richard Linklater, Penn Jillette, Roger Ebert and Tom Savini. Dead On will investigate Romero's lifelong fascination with making films.[3]

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