Still from I Walked with A Zombie

Films Selected by Kara Walker: I Walked with a Zombie

Legendary horror producer Val Lewton teams with director Jacques Tourneur (Cat People) to retell Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. A Canadian nurse (Frances Dee) is hired to take care of the lifeless wife of a plantation owner. Resorting to voodoo in order to find a cure, she soon realizes the terrifying truth about her situation.

Dir. Jacques Tourneur Running time: 69 Minutes.

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