H.P. Lovecraft's Necronomicon: Book of the Dead

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H.P. Lovecraft's Necronomicon: Book of the Dead ★★ Necronomicon 1993 (R)

Trilogy of stories: Payne encounters a demon who resurrects his late wife and son in “The Drowning”; “The Cold” finds a reporter investigating a series of murders and uncovers crazed doctor Warner, who's discovered the secret to immortality; and a female cop discovers a subterranean alien in “Whispers.” Combs serves as narrator, Lovecraft. 96m/C VHS . Bruce Payne, Belinda Bauer, Bess Meyer, David Warner, Signy Coleman, Richard Lynch, Dennis Christopher, Jeffrey Combs, Maria Ford, Don Calfa; D: Brian Yuzna, Shusuke (Shu) Kaneko, Christophe Gans; W: Brian Yuzna, Christophe Gans, Brent Friedman, Kazunori Ito; C: Russ Brandt; M: Joseph LoDuca, Daniel Licht.