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The Dawn of the Dead    (Continued)

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A fantastic camera view pans down a long hall, to something descending on the slumbering protagonist and her husband. The unknown figure slowly walks into the room, face concealed by shadows. As the husband awakens, the figure steps into the dim light revealing the zombified version of the couple's neighbor's young daughter. The creature attacks the husband, spreading the contagion to him. Suddenly, the protagonist's world is turned against her; her neighbor and her husband are now her enemies. This scene is absolutely hair-raising from beginning to end. It's truly a fantastic work of horror.

The rest of the film is just as great. The movie uses a sense of isolation to create tension. The characters are trapped in a shopping mall, surrounded by the undead.

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