The ABCs of Death (2012)

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This horror anthology features segments directed by over two dozen of the world's leading talents in contemporary genre film. Inspired by children's educational ABC books, the motion picture is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were given free reign in choosing a word to create a story involving death. Provocative, shocking, funny and ultimately confrontational; The terrifying result is a definitive snapshot of the diversity of modern horror.
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Cast: Eva Llorach, Miquel Insua

Crew: Adam Wingard (Director), Adrian Garcia Bogliano (Director), Anders Morgenthaler (Director), Andrew Traucki (Director), Angela Bettis (Director), Banjong Pisanthanakun (Director), Ben Wheatley (Director), Bruno Forzani (Director), Ernesto Diaz Espinoza (Director), Helene Cattet (Director), Jake West (Director), Jason Eisener (Director), Jon Schnepp (Director), Jorge Michel Grau (Director), Kaare Andrews (Director), Lee Hardcastle (Director), Marcel Sarmiento (Director), Nacho Vigalondo (Director), Noboru Iguchi (Director), Simon Rumley (Director), Srdjan Spasojevic (Director), Thomas Cappelen Malling (Director), Ti West (Director), Timo Tjahjanto (Director), Xavier Gens (Director), Yoshihiro Nishimura (Director), Yudai Yamaguchi (Director), Antoine Marteau (Director of Photography), Chayse Irvin (Director of Photography), Chris Hilleke (Director of Photography), Ernesto Herrera (Director of Photography), Harris Charalambous (Director of Photography), Jon D Domínguez (Director of Photography), Karim Hussain (Director of Photography), Laurie Rose (Director of Photography), Magnus Flato (Director of Photography), Manuel Dacosse (Director of Photography), Milton Kam (Director of Photography), Nemanja Jovanov (Director of Photography), Nicolas Ibieta (Director of Photography), Shu G Momose (Director of Photography), Yasutaka Nagano (Director of Photography), Aria Prayogi (Music Director), Fajar Yuskemal (Music Director), Jammes Luckett (Music Director), Johannes Ringen (Music Director), Julio Pillado (Music Director), Kevin Riepl (Music Director), Kou Nakagawa (Music Director), Nobuhiko Morino (Music Director), Phillip Blackford (Music Director), Simon Boswell (Music Director), Yasuhiko Fukuda (Music Director)

Genres: Horror, Thriller

Release Dates: 26 Sep 2012 (India)

Tagline: 26 Directors, 26 Ways to Die

English Name: The ABCs of Death

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Did you know? Sheila Kearns, a substitute teacher was convicted on four felony counts in January 2015 for showing this film, in class to her students. Kearns apologized to the court saying she did not watch the movie before showing it to her Spanish class at Columbus' East High School in April 2013. Read More
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as Yoshie (segment "F is for Fart")
as The Man (segment "E is for Exterminate")
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as The Figther's Traine
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as Female Boxer
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as Beat Down Dude
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as The Dog's Trainer
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as Xochitl
as Erik
as High School Girl A (segment "F is for Fart")
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as The Baby
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as Frau Scheisse (voice)
as The Hooligan
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as Bertie The Bulldog (segment "H is for Hydro-Electric Diffusion")
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as Rough Stuff
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as The King of Dry Cleaning
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as The Walk In (segment "D is for Dogfight")
as Another Bum (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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as Bruno
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as Ganger (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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as The Fighter
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as Beauty (segment "D is for Dogfight")
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as Miss Yumi (segment "F is for Fart")
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Film Type:
Feature Film
Language:
English
Colour Info:
Color
Frame Rate:
24 fps
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1
Stereoscopy:
No
Taglines:
26 Directors, 26 Ways to Die
Trivia:
A contest was held for the role of the twenty-sixth director. The winner was UK-based director Lee Hardcastle, who submitted the claymation short for T

An Ohio substitute teacher was fired, convicted of four felonies and sentenced to 90 days in jail for showing this movie to students ages 14-18 over the course of 5 days.

Sheila Kearns, a substitute teacher was convicted on four felony counts in January 2015 for showing this film, in class to her students. Kearns apologized to the court saying she did not watch the movie before showing it to her Spanish class at Columbus' East High School in April 2013.

The opening shot of each of the 26 short films features the camera panning away from something red, for example, a red dinner tray in the "A" film, a red circle on a characters headband in the "S" film, etc.

The child featured on the movie poster is the son of director Kaare Andrews. He is also featured in Andrews' segment in the film.
Movie Connection(s):
Followed by: ABCs of Death 2 (English)