Count Karnstein sends for a doctor to help his sick daughter Laura. Her nurse believes she is possessed by the spirit of a dead ancestor;Carmilla. A young woman becomes intrigued by the ... See full summary »
Young Carmilla is jealous of her friend's engagement, and her obsession leads her to the tomb of a female vampire. The vampire possesses her and leads her to kill and terrorise the ... See full summary »
Count Karnstein sends for a doctor to help his sick daughter Laura. Her nurse believes she is possessed by the spirit of a dead ancestor;Carmilla. A young woman becomes intrigued by the mysterious deaths surrounding Laura after a carriage accident outside the castle forces her to stay. They become close friends until Laura becomes convinced the spirit of Carmilla is forcing her to kill. Written by
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This little known movie (as it should be) is, in my opinion, an excellent atmospheric horror film. That is, not much horror, not much happening actually, but the female characters are strange and beautiful, the music is as eerie as it gets (imagine Sun Ra jamming to an Ed Wood flick), and the photography is truly magnificent. Christopher Lee is not given much to do, but his handsome presence is a quality in itself, especially in such movies. The director was obviously influenced by Mario Bava's debut, LA MASCHERA DEL DEMONIO, and was right to. For this is a pleasant little nightmare to watch when you can't get to sleep. Lovely.
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