Jorge Grau

Jorge Grau (born Jorge Grau Solá, 27 October 1930 – 26 December 2018) was a Spanish director, scriptwriter, playwright and painter. His 1965 film Acteón was entered into the 4th Moscow International Film Festival.[1] In 1973, he directed Ceremonia sangrienta (a.k.a. Legend of Blood Castle and The Female Butcher), starring Ewa Aulin. In 1974, he directed the cult zombie film The Living Dead at the Manchester Morgue (a.k.a. Let Sleeping Corpses Lie, a.k.a. Don't Open the Window.) [2] Grau died on 27 December 2018.[3]

Jorge Grau
Jorge Grau Solá

(1930-10-27)27 October 1930
Died26 December 2018(2018-12-26) (aged 88)
Madrid, Spain
OccupationDirector, writer, painter

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  1. ^ "4th Moscow International Film Festival (1965)". Moscow International Film Festival. 1965. Archived from the original on 16 January 2013. Retrieved 2 December 2012.
  2. ^ Curti, Roberto (24 March 2017). Riccardo Freda: The Life and Works of a Born Filmmaker. McFarland Publishing. ISBN 9781476628387. Retrieved 14 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Jorge Grau dies, director of 'Ceremonia Secreta' and 'La Trastienda'". Cinemanía (in Spanish). El Mundo. 26 December 2018. Retrieved 26 December 2018.

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