Employment: Development manager (cinema)
Produced by Aristide “Joe D'Amato’ Massaccesi’s company Filmirage, ZOMBIE 5 aka KILLING BIRDS is shot in Louisiana on a shoestring budget. A young guy named Claudio Lattanzi was hired to direct it, and It movie stars Lara Wendel and Robert Vaughn, who, according to Lattanzi was on the set for a day or two.
It’s easy to criticize KILLING BIRDS. For example, it moves extremely slow with way too many shots of people just strolling around in the forest covered…
It’s not stretch to call this movie speculative, low and tasteless, but it’s also a fairly entertaining slice of bruceploitation. It’s definitely generic and unintentionally funny, but it’s more or less non stop action, and the final fight between Ho Tsung-Tao and Lung Fei is about as good as bruceploitation ever got.
There’s also a pretty cool fight on top of a moving bus, but the scene you remember the most is a totally bizarre flashback to the night Bruce…