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Zombie Lake (1981)

Le lac des morts vivants (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror | 13 May 1981 (France)
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back.

Directors:

(as J.A. Laser), (uncredited)

Writers:

(story) (as Julius Valery), (as A.L. Mariaux)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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The Mayor
Pierre-Marie Escourrou ...
German Soldier (as Pierre Escourrou)
Anouchka ...
Helena
...
Morane (as Robert Foster)
Nadine Pascal ...
Helena's Mother (as Nadine Pascale)
Youri Radionow ...
Chanac (as Youri Rad)
Bertrand Altmann ...
(as Burt Altman)
Gilda Arancio ...
Blonde Girl Swimmer
Marcia Sharif ...
Katya
Yvonne Dany ...
(as Yvonne Dani)
Jean Rene Bleu ...
(as Jean-René Bleu)
Jean Rollin ...
Stiltz
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Storyline

In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back. Written by Denis Ruckebusch <druckeb@mygale.org>

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If You Think The Nazis Have Gone Under YOU'RE DEAD WRONG. See more »

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

13 May 1981 (France)  »

Also Known As:

Lake of the Zombies  »

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Color:

(Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Jean Rollin felt so embarrassed by this film he wouldn't admit for years he directed it under the name J.A. Lazer. See more »

Goofs

One of the Zombies while underwater and attacking the girls basketball team is clearly wearing a head mask as it doesn't quite cover all the hair around his ears. See more »

Quotes

Morane: Let's get away from this heap of hicks.
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Featured in Zombiethon (1986) See more »

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Extremely enjoyable when you´re in a drunk condition!
17 February 2002 | by See all my reviews

Jean Rollin´s ("The Living Dead Girl") "Zombie Lake" is a giant laughfest, however a very entertaining one! The story (Yeah, what story?!?) is about a squad of German Gestapo soldiers who were killed by a bunch of French partisans and afterwards sank in a lake. Twelve years later they rise as living dead and take merciless revenge... As I said, a very cheesy flick, because the quality of this film is on not higher than amateurish level: the zombie´s faces were painted with green color, the acting is a joke, the camera is permanently wobbling and the location also could be the dump where I´m living in! The main attraction is when a bus of young chicks arrives at the lake, the girls take off their clothes, rush into the water and then get munched by the dead one by one! Absolutely hilarious!! You don´t have to wonder when you´ll notice that the script was written by sleaze master Jess Franco..! However, the liked the underwater shots and the WW2-flashback was well-executed, too! Finally another great party movie, extremely enjoyable when you´re drunk, and an absolute icon of bad taste!!!


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