Eli Roth Honored In Italy By Zombie, Tranny Lady Gaga

8/28/2011 5:30 AM PDT

"Hostel" director Eli Roth -- master of all things gruesome -- was the guest of honor at the Italian Horror Fest this weekend ... and to prove they REALLY care, the locals threw him a party complete with zombie, tranny Lady Gaga impersonators.

Just dance ... it'll be OK.