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La comtesse noire
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Director:
Writers:
Jesús Franco
Josyane Gibert (dialogue) (French version)
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Release Date:
7 May 1975 (France) See more »
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Maailman Kuulu Shokki!
Plot:
A beautiful female vampire lures men to their doom. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

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Lina Romay ... Countess Irina Karlstein
Jack Taylor ... Baron Von Rathony
Alice Arno ... Princess de Rochefort's Servant
Monica Swinn ... Princess de Rochefort (as Monica Swin)

Jesús Franco ... Dr. Roberts (as Jess Franck)
Luis Barboo ... Irina's Manservant
Jean-Pierre Bouyxou ... Dr. Orloff
Raymond Hardy ... Hotel Masseur
Anna Watican ... Anna, a journalist
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Gilda Arancio ... Victim in the wall (uncredited)
Roger Germanes ... Irina's first victim (uncredited)
Ricardo Vázquez ... (uncredited)

Directed by
Jesús Franco  (as J.P. Johnson)
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Gérard Brisseau  writer
Jesús Franco  (as J.P. Johnson)
Josyane Gibert  dialogue (French version) (as P. Belair)

Produced by
Marius Lesoeur .... producer
Pierre Quérut .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Daniel White 
 
Cinematography by
Jesús Franco  (as Joan Vincent)
 
Film Editing by
Jesús Franco  (as P. Querut)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Raymond Hardy .... still photographer (as Ramon Ardid)
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"La comtesse noire" - France (original title)
"Erotic Kill" - USA
"Erotikill" - USA (video title)
"Lustful Vampires in Sperm Frenzy" - International (English title) (racier version)
"The Bare-Breasted Countess" - USA (cut version)
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Runtime:
82 min | Argentina:80 min | Germany:105 min | USA:72 min | 104 min (unrated version)
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Color (Technicolor)
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Trivia:
This film exists in many different versions, with different titles, additional and/or deleted footage and even with different credits, although the latter is largely due to variations of Jesús Franco's pseudonyms. The versions range from hardcore porn with little horror on the one extreme to plain horror with little sex on the other.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In the opening shot, Lina Romay literally walks into the camera, bumping her face on the lens.See more »
Quotes:
Countess Irina Karlstein:[voiceover] I earnestly wish an end would come to this bloody race I am forced to run.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Rewind This! (2013)See more »

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9 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Wow!, 6 July 2007
Author: passmore from United States

What an excellent film! Try not to dig too deep but this is classic eurotrash and when you've been away from eurotrash for a while you'll need a stunner like this to remind you how fantastic it can be. Jess Franco has let us down occasionally in the past, but this must surely be his masterpiece. Trust no American issues as they prefer violence to sex and edit accordingly. Don't analyse the plot because you'll miss the point.

Beautifully shot by Joan Vincent, this is serious erect-nipple vampirism, with all the longing and the loneliness that goes with belonging to the undead...although there are not many people who look as alive as Lina Romay does in this movie. Absolutely excellent and for a change coherent. Wistful, sexy, hypereal. Genuinely an extraordinary movie.

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