Cult filmmaker BRUNO MATTEI has died in Rome, Italy. He was 75.
The Italian director passed away earlier this week (begs21May07) after checking into a hospital complaining of a stomach pain. He died after falling into a coma.
Mattei specialised in the horror genre and is best known for movies including Night Of The Zombies (1980), Rats: Night Of Terror (1984) and Cruel Jaws (1995).
He also filmed several erotic movies, including a number of Emmanuelle films starring Laura Gemser.
At the time of his death, Mattei was working on sequel Island Of The Living Dead 2.
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