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The low-budget horror film attracted the interest of producer Irvin Shapiro , who helped screen the film at the Cannes Film Festival.
Horror author Stephen King gave a rave review of the film, which helped convince New Line Cinema to serve as its distributor. Both early and later critical reception were universally positive and in the years since its release, The Evil Dead has developed a reputation as one of the largest cult films and has been cited among the greatest horror films of all time.
The Evil Dead launched the careers of Campbell and Raimi, who would collaborate on several films together throughout the years, including Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy.
The film has spawned a media franchise , beginning with two sequels written and directed by Raimi, Evil Dead II and Army of Darkness , as well as video games, comic books , and a television series.
The film's protagonist Ash Williams Campbell is regarded as a cult icon. The fourth film, serving as reboot, remake and sequel, was titled Evil Dead and was released in Raimi co-produced the film alongside Campbell and the franchise producer, Robert Tapert.
As with the other films, the follow-up television series Ash vs Evil Dead was created and produced by Sam and Ivan Raimi , with Campbell also executive producing.
Five Michigan State University students— Ash Williams , his girlfriend, Linda; Ash's sister, Cheryl; their friend Scott; and his girlfriend Shelly—are vacationing at an isolated cabin in rural Tennessee.
On their first night there, Cheryl hears a faint, demonic voice telling her to "join us" just before her hand seems to become possessed and draw a picture of a book with a deformed face on its cover.
Shaken but confused, she decides not to mention the incident to the others. When the trapdoor to the cellar mysteriously flies open during dinner, Ash and Scott go down to investigate and find the Naturan Demanto , a Sumerian version of the Egyptian Book of the Dead , along with a tape recorder belonging to the archaeologist who owned it.
Scott plays plays a tape of the archaeologist reciting a series of incantations that resurrect a mysterious, demonic entity.
Agitated, Cheryl goes outside to investigate strange noises she has heard. In the woods, she is raped by demonically possessed trees.
When she returns to the cabin bruised and anguished, Ash agrees to take her into town for the night. However, they soon discovers that the bridge to the cabin has been destroyed.
Back at the cabin, Ash listens to more of the tape, learning that the only way to kill the entity is to dismember the body when it possesses a host.
Cheryl succumbs to the entity and attacks the others, stabbing Linda in the ankle with a pencil before Scott is able to lock her in the cellar.
Shelly becomes possessed as well, forcing Scott to chop up her body with an axe and bury the remains. Shaken by the experience, he leaves to find a way back to town but soon returns mortally wounded; he dies while warning Ash that the trees will not let them escape alive.
When Ash goes to check on Linda, he is horrified to find that she too has become possessed by the demon.
She attacks him, but stabs her with a Sumerian dagger. Unwilling to dismember her, he buries her instead. But when she revives and attacks him, he is forced to decapitate her.
Back in the cabin, Ash is attacked by Cheryl, who has escaped the cellar, and the reanimated Scott. Ash manages to throw the Naturan Demanto into the fireplace.
As the book burns, Scott and Cheryl gruesomely decompose, leaving the disgusted Ash covered in their blood and entrails.
As day breaks, Ash stumbles outside. Before he can get in his car to leave, the entity attacks him from behind, dragging him screaming into the woods.
Raimi and Campbell grew up together, and have been friends from an early age. The idea was to shoot a short film first, which would attract the interest of producers, and then use the money gained from that to shoot a full-length project.
To generate funds for the film, Raimi approached Phil Gillis, a lawyer to one of his friends. With his advice in mind, Raimi asked a variety of people for donations, and even eventually "begged" some.
With enough money to produce the film, Raimi and Campbell set out to make what was then titled Book of the Dead , a name inspired by Raimi's interest in the fiction of H.
Raimi turned 20 just before shooting began, and he considered the project his " rite of passage ". Raimi asked for help and assistance from several of his friends and past collaborators to make The Evil Dead.
Betsy Baker was one of the actresses who responded, and Ellen Sandweiss , who appeared in Within the Woods , was also cast.
The make-up adviser for Within the Woods , Tom Sullivan, was brought on to compose the effects after expressing a positive reaction to working with Raimi.
Without any formal assistance from location scouts, the cast had to find filming locations on their own. The crew initially attempted to shoot the film in Raimi's hometown of Royal Oak, Michigan , but instead chose Morristown, Tennessee , as it was the only state that expressed enthusiasm for the project.
The crew quickly found a remote cabin located several miles away from any other buildings. During pre-production, the 13 crew members had to stay at the cabin, leading to several people sleeping in the same room.
The living conditions were notoriously difficult, with several arguments breaking out between crew members. Steve Frankel was the only carpenter on set, which made him the art direction's sole contributor.
Otherwise, the cabin mostly remained the way it was found during production. The cabin had no plumbing, but phone lines were connected to it.
Because of the crew's inexperience, filming was a "comedy of errors". The crew was surprised when Raimi began using dutch angles during shots to build atmosphere during scenes.
One involved the "vas-o-cam", which relied on a mounted camera that was slid down long wooden platforms to create a more fluid sense of motion.
A camera trick used to emulate a Steadicam inexpensively was the " shaky cam ", which involved mounting the camera to a piece of wood and having two camera operators sprint around the swamp.
Raimi had been a big fan of The Three Stooges franchise during his youth, and it inspired him to use " Fake Shemps " during production. His brother Ted Raimi was used as a substitute in many scenes when the original actor was either busy or preoccupied.
Raimi famously enjoyed "torturing" his actors. Because of the copious amounts of blood in the film, the crew produced gallons of fake blood with karo syrup.
On the last few days on set, the conditions had become so poor that the crew began burning furniture to stay warm.
Since only exterior shots needed to be filmed at that point, they burned nearly every piece of furniture left. Campbell later described the filming process as nearly "twelve weeks of mirthless exercise in agony", though he allowed that he did manage to have fun while on set.
Four days of re-shoots were then done to complete the film. After the extensive filming process, Raimi had a "mountain of footage" that he had to put together.
Paul's assistant was Joel Coen of the Coen brothers , who helped with the film's editing. Coen had been inspired by Raimi's Within the Woods and liked the idea of producing a prototype film to help build the interest of investors.
The film's first cut ran at around minutes, which Campbell called an impressive achievement in light of the minute length of the screenplay.
It was then edited down to a more marketable 85 minutes. Dead chickens were stabbed to replicate the sounds of mutilated flesh, and Campbell had to scream into a microphone for several hours.
Much like Within the Woods , The Evil Dead needed to be blown up to 35mm, then the industry standard, to be played at movie theaters.
With the film completed, Raimi and the crew decided to celebrate with a "big premiere". Local turnout for the premiere exceeded the cast's expectations, with a thousand patrons showing up.
The audiences responded enthusiastically to the premiere, which led to Raimi's idea of "touring" the film to build hype.
Raimi showed the film to anyone willing to watch it, booking meetings with distribution agents and anyone with experience in the film industry.
Romero 's Night of the Living Dead and other famous horror films. Raimi brainstormed several ideas, eventually going with The Evil Dead , deemed the "least worst" title.
Shapiro was a founder of the Cannes Film Festival , and allowed Raimi to screen the film at the festival out of competition.
USA Today released an article about King's favorite horror films; the author cited The Evil Dead as his fifth favorite film of the genre.
The film's press attracted the attention of British film distribution agent Stephen Woolley. Fangoria started covering the film in late , writing several articles about the film's long production history.
Audience reception at both screenings was widely enthusiastic, and interest was built for the film to such an extent that wider distribution was planned.
New Line Cinema wrote Raimi a check large enough to pay off all the investors, and decided to release the film in a unique manner: Because of its large promotional campaign, the film performed above expectations at the box office.
It quickly became that week's best-selling video release, and later became the year's best-selling video in the UK, out-grossing large-budget horror releases such as The Shining.
The film's release was met with controversy. Raimi made the film as gruesome as possible with neither interest in nor fear of censorship, which led to the film's receiving an X rating and being named a " video nasty ".
Congress Video, a company notable for public domain films, issued its version in The resurgence of The Evil Dead in the home-video market came through two companies that restored the film from its negatives and issued special editions in Anchor Bay was responsible for the film's first DVD release in , and between them, Elite and Anchor Bay have released six different DVD versions of The Evil Dead , most notably the "Book Of The Dead" edition, packaged in a latex replica of the Necronomicon sculpted by Tom Sullivan and the three disc "Ultimate Edition" which contained the widescreen and original full frame versions of the movie.
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