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100 European Horror Films

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This book is a lively and illuminating guide to 100 key horror movies. It dissects classic films from directors and countries particularly notedfor theirhorror production, as well asdelving into sub-genres such as zombie, cannibal and vampire movies.The book also coversfilms by directors more commonlyassociated with art cinema, such as Bergman and Polanski. ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 16th 2007 by British Film Institute
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Ian White
I though this was very good. Often these kind of lists books seem arbitrary or obvious, but here there was a good balance between the obvious classics and a spread of more obscure titles from all round Europe, with an unavoidable dominance of Italy and Spain, but many less obvious countries included for one or two titles.

I consider myself fairly knowledgable about European horror (I've seen about 40 of the 100), but there were several very interesting sounding films I was unaware of which I wil
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Steven Jay Schneider is a film critic, scholar, and producer with M.A. degrees in Philosophy from Harvard University and in Cinema Studies from New York University. He is the author and editor of numerous books on world cinema, most notably in the horror genre. They include Eurohorror, The Cinema of Wes Craven: An Auteur on Elm Street, Designing Fear: An Aesthetics of Cinematic Horror, Killing in ...more
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