Zombies’ Lake, or Zombie Lake, known in the original French as Le lac des morts vivants (English: “The Lake of the Living Dead”), is a 1980 zombie horror film directed by Jean Rollin (under the name J.A. Laser) for Paris-based exploitation specialists Eurocine.
In a small lakeside hamlet in the verdant of French countryside, young women are disappearing without a trace. The superstitious locals blame “The Lake of Ghosts”, because of the lake’s haunting past, but the town’s mayor (Howard Vernon) seems reluctant, or powerless to take any action.
When another woman is found dead near the lake, with her throat ripped out, a Paris reporter comes to town and soon discovers that the lake harbours a terrible secret dating back to World War II…