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Fade to Black is a american film of genre Drama directed by Vernon Zimmerman released in USA on 14 october 1980 with Dennis Christopher

Fade to Black (1980)

Fade to black

Fade to Black
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Released in USA 14 october 1980
Length 1h40
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Horror comedy,    Horror,    Slasher
Rating58% 2.9497952.9497952.9497952.9497952.949795

Fade to Black is a 1980 American horror film written and directed by Vernon Zimmerman, and starring Dennis Christopher, Eve Brent Ashe, and Linda Kerridge. It also features Mickey Rourke and Peter Horton in minor roles. The plot follows a shy and lonely cinephile who embarks on a killing spree against his oppressors while impersonating classic horror film characters, all the while stalking his idol: a Marilyn Monroe lookalike.

The film was nominated for multiple Saturn Awards, with Eve Brent Ashe winning for Best Supporting Actress. Released in October 1980, Fade to Black was commercially unsuccessful, but later garnered a cult following. It was released on VHS home video in the mid-1980s by Media Home Entertainment. It was first released on DVD on August 24, 1999 by Anchor Bay Entertainment.

Synopsis

Eric Binford is a hollow, chain smoking, ill-tempered young man who is also an obsessed film addict whose love of old films extends far beyond his job at a Los Angeles film distributor's warehouse and endless late night film screenings in his bedroom. For his vast knowledge, he's been bullied by his friends and family. His singular obsession eventually rounds the bend into psychosis after he crosses paths with Marilyn O'Connor (Linda Kerridge), an Australian model and a Marilyn Monroe look-alike who becomes the physical embodiment of his cinematic desires.

Actors

Dennis Christopher

(Eric Binford)
Tim Thomerson

(Jerry Moriarty)
Gwynne Gilford

(Officer Anne Oshenbull)
Norman Burton

(Marty Berger)
Linda Kerridge

(Marilyn O'Connor)
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