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Vampirsex: il soft e l'hard

Atlantic City Film Festival, Won Silver Award: Cinematography


1999, regia di Tom LePine, Denise Templeton


Scheda: Nazione: USA - Produzione: Scorpio Pictures - Distribuzione: Sub Rosa Studios - Soggetto: dal romanzo Carmilla di Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu - Sceneggiatura: Tom LePine, Denise Templeton - Fotografia: Jeff Dunn - Formato: Color - Durata: 80'.

Cast: Stacia Crawford, Marina Morgan, Bootsie Cairns, Dawn Marie Psaltis, Jones Smallwood, Kevin Summerfield.




Plot Summary, Synopsis, Review: «After Dracula, Carmilla is arguably the most influential piece of vampire literature. Certainly when it comes to 19th century literature that is an inescapable truism. It is also one of the most abused pieces of vampire literature. Like Dracula there have been a fair few movies that have little or nothing to do with the original story, despite claims to the contrary. Some, despite having no meaningful connection with the original prose, are works of absolute genius, Dreyer’s Vampyr being a prime example. You’d think a film that styles itself as J Sheridan Le Fanu’s Vampire Carmilla would have at least a passing interest in the original story. Unfortunately this borrows a couple of names, does the anagram thing – rather clumsily – and has a lesbianism aspect. Beyond that the film bears as little resemblance to Carmilla as possible. It is also rather borrowing. We start with a couple of teens in a car, they are out in the woods – we know this because the scene is interspersed with a stock trees scene and there are stock ‘woodland night time’ sound effects playing. They are getting hot and heavy – an excuse to have her remove her top for a little viewer titillation – but she hears something and wants to go elsewhere as she thinks there is a prowler spying on them. He goes for a pee and then falls across the hood of the car bleeding – in a shot that reveals a couple of parked cars behind, what they were doing in the woods is anyone’s guess! Five shadowy figures (drawn over the stock wood footage) appear. ...».


Conosciuto anche con i titol: The Vampire Carmilla; J. Sheridan Le Fanu's Vampire Carmilla.





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