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La orgía nocturna de los vampiros (1974)

R | | Horror | September 1974 (USA)
A busload of tourists stops in to visit a small European town. What they don't know is that the town is completely inhabited by vampires.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jack Taylor ...
Luis
Dyanik Zurakowska ...
Alma (as Dianik Zurakowska)
José Guardiola ...
Boris, the Major
Charo Soriano ...
Raquel
Helga Liné ...
The Countess
Manuel de Blas ...
Marcos
David Aller ...
César
Luis Ciges ...
Godó
Gaspar 'Indio' González ...
Ernesto (as Indio González)
Antonio Páramo ...
Gendarme
Fernando Bilbao ...
The Giant
Alfonso de la Vega ...
Herrero
Rafael Albaicín ...
Knife grinder
L. Villena ...
Bus driver
María Vidal ...
Maid
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A group of workers is traveling by bus to the town of Bojoni to work for an aristocratic family. The driver has a fulminating heart attack, and the group decides to drive to the near village of Tolnio instead, to spend the night and follow to Bojoni on the next morning. They find nobody in the apparently ghost city, but in the next morning, they meet the hospitable dwellers. Their bus has a problem in the engine, and they have to stay in Tolnio. Sooner they find that they are trapped in a vampire village. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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When the moon is up the fun begins.

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ESP 12,740,443 (Spain)
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2.35 : 1
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Quite good
11 January 2010 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

I haver to say that I quite liked this film. The story is a mix of Brigadoon, And then there were none and a vampire film. A busload of people off to work in a remote castle have to stop in a small village because their bus driver died. The town is deserted on the first night and the group take rooms in the local Inn which on the next day is normally populated. You may guess it: the inhabitants are vampires. In order to feed their guests they chop off their own limbs which leads to a scene that almost made me throw up although no gore was involved. It is simply showing the "giant" wielding the axe to chop off a leg and then a succulent joint of roast meat in the next scene. we all know what they are eating of course and they keep talking about that delicious special flavour. Amidst nudity the members of the group are then chased one by one. The story in itself is not original but the film is very atmospheric with an isolated mountain village in Spain being a fresh and interesting location. The version I watched was the one that was cut down to about 80 minutes. Unfortunatzely they cut the nudity but 80 minutes is actuall quite a good running time for that fairly thin story. So all in all, this is quite an entertaining film. I just find it amazing how many horror films were produced in Spain duriung the last years of the Franco dictatorship.


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