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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Michael Baldwin
Bill Thornbury
Reggie Bannister
Kathy Lester
Directors
Don Coscarelli
Screenwriters
Don Coscarelli
Running Time
88 minutes

Phantasm
When the dead just can't stay that way


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Plot
Teenager mike has just lost his parents, and doesn't want to loose his brother too. So, keeping a close watch on him, he follows him to the cemetery, only to discover a curious 'Tall Man' who lifts coffins by himself. Investigating further with his brother and Reggie, the ice cream man, it turns out that this is just the tip of the iceberg.


Verdict
Extremely gory. Horror fans should delight.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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