I Walked With a Zombie

When a young nurse arrives on a mysterious island, she is thrust into states of both intrigue and terror, forced to confront a sense of “other” like none she has ever experienced. Having practically built the template for psychological horror with their 1942 collaboration on Cat People, B-movie impresario Val Lewton (The Body Snatcher) and director Jacques Tourneur (Out of the Past) reconvened to hatch this equally impressive tale of the supernatural, set against a dramatically lit, studio back lot recreation of the West Indies. “I Walked With a Zombie is a small masterpiece—perhaps the most delicate poetic fantasy in the American cinema.”—Robin Wood, “The Shadow Worlds of Jacques Tourneur.”

Appears in: Halloween Chills

Genres: Horror, Thriller