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Horror Europa with Mark Gatiss (2012)

Actor, writer and life-long horror film aficionado Mark Gatiss follows his 'A History of Horror' with this exploration of European horror cinema. Including interviews with directors Dario Argento and Guillermo del Toro amongst others.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Gatiss ... Himself - Presenter
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dario Argento ... Himself
Fabrizio Bava Fabrizio Bava ... Himself - Mario Bava's Grandson (as Roy Bava)
Annette Chaton Annette Chaton ... Herself - Thomas Narcejac's Daughter
Guillermo del Toro ... Himself
Jorge Grau Jorge Grau ... Himself
Narciso Ibáñez Serrador Narciso Ibáñez Serrador ... Himself
Harry Kümel ... Himself
Edith Scob ... Herself
Werner Sudendorf Werner Sudendorf ... Himself - Chief Curator of Documentation, Deutsche Kinemathek Museum für Film und Fernsehen
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Actor, writer and life-long horror film aficionado Mark Gatiss follows his 'A History of Horror' with this exploration of European horror cinema. Including interviews with directors Dario Argento and Guillermo del Toro amongst others.

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30 October 2012 (UK) See more »

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Европейские ужасы с Марком Гэтиссом See more »

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16:9 HD
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Excellent BBC-TV documentary
7 October 2014 | by melvelvit-1See all my reviews

THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN's Mark Gatiss explores his love of European horror films by tracing their progress from the German Expressionism that rose phoenix-like from the ashes of defeat in WWI to France who picked up the torch after WWII before passing it on to Italy and then to Spain. More than just an overview, Gattis uses a multitude of clips to explore seminal works that range from NOSFERATU and DIABOLIQUE to DAUGHTERS OF DARKNESS and THE DEVIL'S BACKBONE. He visits many European locations along the way and interviews the films' directors whenever possible. Talking heads include Dario Argento, Jorge Grau, Narciso Ibáñez Serrador, Harry Kümel, and Guillermo del Toro. The most successful European horror film to date? del Toro's PAN'S LABYRINTH. Hightly recommended.


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