Starring John Amplas, Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest, Elyane Nadeau, Tom Savini and Sara Venable, "Martin" (also known as "Wampyr") is a Drama/Horror film directed by George A. Romero, released on July 07 of 1978 in the USA.
A Vampire for Our Age of Disbelief
Who directed "Martin":
Martin was directed by George A. Romero, an American writer, director, actor, producer, and cinematographer.
Before directing Martin, George A. Romero had directed The Crazies, released in 1973, Hungry Wives (1972), There's Always Vanilla (1971), Night of the Living Dead (1968). Since, he directed Dawn of the Dead, released in 1978, Knightriders (1981), Creepshow (1982), Day of the Dead (1985), Monkey Shines (1988), and Due occhi diabolici (1990).
What was the release date of "Martin":
Martin was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 07, 1978.. This was forty-one (41) years ago.
It has been released on Thursday, May 05, 1977 in France.
Who is at the casting of "Martin":
At the casting of Martin we find John Amplas (Dawn of the Dead (1978), Knightriders (1981)); Lincoln Maazel, Christine Forrest (Blood Orange (1953)) [ more... ]
- Pasquale Buba and John Amplas, Christine Forrest, Tom Savini, George A. Romero, J. Clifford Forrest Jr., Tony Buba also worked together in Dawn of the Dead, released in 1978.
- Tom Savini and John Amplas, Christine Forrest also appeared in Creepshow, released in 1982.
- Tom Savini and John Amplas, Christine Forrest also worked together in Knightriders, released in 1981.
- George A. Romero and Tom Savini also appeared in Land of the Dead, released in 2005.
What is the Storyline of "Martin":
As the film opens, a young man (John Amplas), travelling on an overnight train from Indianapolis to Pittsburgh, sedates a young woman with a syringe full of narcotics, slices her wrist with a razor blade, and drinks her blood. The next morning he is met at the Pittsburgh train station by a mysterious man in white (Lincoln Maazel) who escorts him away, whereupon the pair board a local train destined for Braddock.
The young man is Martin, who has romantic monochrome visions of vampiric seductions and [...]
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