Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown

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Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown
Directed by Frank H. Woodward
Produced by William Janczewski
James B. Myers
Frank H. Woodward
Starring Ramsey Campbell
John Carpenter
Guillermo del Toro
Neil Gaiman
Stuart Gordon
S. T. Joshi
Caitlin R. Kiernan
Andrew Migliore
Robert M. Price
Peter Straub
Cinematography Don Spiro
Release dates
  • July 24, 2008 (2008-07-24) (Comic-Con)
Running time
90 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Lovecraft's Fear of the Unknown is a 2008 documentary film that looks at the life, work and mind behind the Cthulhu Mythos, writer H. P. Lovecraft.[1]

The film features interviews with Guillermo del Toro, Neil Gaiman, John Carpenter, Peter Straub, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Ramsey Campbell, Stuart Gordon, S. T. Joshi, Robert M. Price and Andrew Migliore.

The film won Best Documentary at the 2008 Comic-Con International Independent Film Festival. It was the official selection at: Cinema Du Parc in Collaboration With The Fantasia Festival 2008; Erie Horror Film Festival 2008; Buenos Aires Rojo Sangre Festival 2008; Shriekfest Horror Film Festival 2008; The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival 2008; TromaDance 2009 and Porto Alegre, Brazil's Fantaspoa Festival 2009.

The film was released on Blu-ray and DVD in the United States on 27 October 2009.


  1. "Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown". The New York Times.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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