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The Dark Half
Directed by:
George A. Romero

Released on April 23 of 1993 in the USA, "The Dark Half" (also known as "Stephen Kings Stark", "Metà oscura, La") is a Horror/Mystery film directed by George A. Romero, and written by George A. Romero (screenplay) . Timothy Hutton is starring, alongside Amy Madigan, Michael Rooker, Julie Harris, Robert Joy and Kent Broadhurst.

Serious writer or serial killer? George is in two minds.

Who directed "The Dark Half":

The Dark Half was directed by George A. Romero, an American writer, director, actor, producer, and cinematographer.

Before directing The Dark Half, George A. Romero had directed Due occhi diabolici, released in 1990, Monkey Shines (1988), Day of the Dead (1985), Creepshow (1982), Knightriders (1981), and Dawn of the Dead (1978). Since, he directed Bruiser, released in 2000, Land of the Dead (2005), Diary of the Dead (2007), Creepshow (2008), Survival of the Dead (2009).

What was the release date of "The Dark Half":

The Dark Half was first released on Friday, April 23, 1993, in the United States. Also released on this day were Indian Summer (dir. Mike Binder), How U Like Me Now (dir. Darryl Roberts), Map of the Human Heart (dir. Vincent Ward), and God afton, Herr Wallenberg - En Passionshistoria frn verkligheten (dir. Kjell Grede). This was twenty-six (26) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, August 18, 1993 in France; Friday, November 05, 1993 in Spain and on Thursday, May 05, 1994 in Australia.

What is the cast of "The Dark Half":

At the casting of The Dark Half we find Timothy Hutton, previously seen in The Temp (1993) and Q & A (1990); Amy Madigan (Uncle Buck (1989), Field of Dreams (1989)); Michael Rooker (JFK (1991), Days of Thunder (1990)) [ more... ]

  • Rohn Thomas and Larry John Meyers, William Cameron also appeared together in Sudden Death, released in 1995.
  • Larry John Meyers and Rohn Thomas also worked together in The Dream Catcher, released in 1999.
  • Chelsea Field and Robert Joy can both be seen in I'll Do Anything, released in 1994.
  • Rutanya Alda and Beth Grant have both also be seen in Stolen, released in 2009.

What is the Storyline of "The Dark Half":

The film revolves around the attempts of writer Thad Beaumont to kill off his pseudonym, George Stark. His pseudonym has become a physical entity and is terrorizing Beaumont's family and friends. For some reason, Stark wants to live after he appeared in a set of Beaumont's best selling books. Beaumont writes, but he is not alone in suspecting something strange: Sheriff Alan Pangborn of Castle Rock, Maine is equally suspicious and is asked to investigate the situation.


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