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Vampyros Lesbos (1971)

 -  Horror  -  1973 (Spain)
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An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.

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Complete credited cast:
Soledad Miranda ...
Ewa Strömberg ...
Linda Westinghouse (as Ewa Stromberg)
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Dr. Alwin Seward (as Denis Price)
Heidrun Kussin ...
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José Martínez Blanco ...
Morpho (as J. Martinez Blanco)
Andrea Montchal ...
Omar (as Victor Feliman)
Paul Muller ...
Dr. Steiner
Michael Berling ...
Dr. Seward's Assistant (as Michael Berlin)
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Storyline

In Istanbul, the lawyer of Simpson & Simpson Linda Westinghouse has erotic dreams with a strange woman every night and her analyst Dr. Alwin Seward suggests her to find another lover. Linda is assigned to resolve an inheritance issue with the Hungarian Countess Nadine Oskudar that has inherited a real estate from Count Dracula. Linda leaves her boyfriend Omar in the Istanbul Hilton and travels to the Kadidados Island. While waiting for transportation in the continent, Linda is advised by a local that the island would be a place of death and insanity and she should not travel to there. However, she does not pay attention to the man and meets Countess Oskudar that is a lesbian vampire fascinated by Linda. The Countess drinks the blood of Linda and she has amnesia and is sent to a mental institution where Dr, Steiner, who is also a vampire expert, treats her and puts an advertisement in the newspapers. Omar finds Linda and Dr. Steiner teaches her how to kill a vampire. Linda has to be ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A Psycho-Sexadelic Horror Freakout!

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Release Date:

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ESP 9,167,259 (Spain)
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1.66 : 1
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Although he is credited as co-writer, Jaime Chávarri claims that he had no participation in the writing of the film's script. See more »

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A heady cocktail of sleazy soft-core and art-house
26 November 1999 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews



This has got to be one of the most surreal films ever made. The film brilliantly combines weird art-house imagery with sexadelic soft-core to create a genuinly original film, full of strange gothic colours and futuristic, freefall visuals. The eerie soundtrack of spacey synths and sexy piano sleeze brilliantly captures Linda's confusion as she enters the world of the mysterious Countess. This film is quite unlike anything else you have seen before.


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