The American Nightmare


1h 15m 2000

Brief Synopsis

Documentary exploring American independent horror films. Features interviews with five of the masters of the horror genre - George Romero, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven and David Cronenberg - who incorporate social commentary into sordid tales of terror. Utilizing film clips and interviews

Film Details

Also Known As
American Nightmare
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 15m

Synopsis

Documentary exploring American independent horror films. Features interviews with five of the masters of the horror genre - George Romero, John Carpenter, Tobe Hooper, Wes Craven and David Cronenberg - who incorporate social commentary into sordid tales of terror. Utilizing film clips and interviews from noted academics (including "Men, Women and Chainsaws" author Carol Clover), horror film director and screenwriter Adam Simon draws from these directors new insights on their work.

Film Details

Also Known As
American Nightmare
Release Date
2000

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 15m

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