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Aro Recommended Braindead


aka: Dead Alive
New Zealand 1992, 104 minutes
Dir. Peter Jackson
Rating: [R16]
Genres: Horror, Comedy / Black Comedy, Splatter

Topics: Period 1950s.


Aroview: Local prodigy's magnum opus may well be the last word in zombie film. What begins as a nervous romance for naive young Lionel soon turns into a blood-drenched orgy of limbs and lawnmowers, as '50s Wellington falls victim to a hideous virus. The period details are spot-on, as is Tim Balme's (award) winning performance in the main role.

Peter Jackson's preferred 97-min cut is available on Blu-ray only.

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • trailers

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