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Lips of Blood (1975)
"Lèvres de sang" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  18 May 1975 (France)
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Frederick sees a photograph of a ruined seaside castle, which triggers a strange childhood memory. He then goes on a strange quest, aided by four female vampires, to find the castle and the beautiful woman who lives there.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Loup Philippe ...
Frédéric
Annie Belle ...
Jennifer (as Annie Briand)
Natalie Perrey ...
La mère de Frédéric
Martine Grimaud
Catherine Castel ...
Jumelle vampire
Marie-Pierre Castel ...
Jumelle vampire
Hélène Maguin
Anita Berglund
Claudine Beccarie ...
Claudine
Béatrice Harnois
Sylvia Bourdon
Mireille Dargent
Paul Bisciglia ...
Le psychiatre
Willy Braque ...
Le tueur
Julien Etchevery
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This erotic vampire film features a young man on a strange quest after recognizing a castle on a poster. He seems to remember the castle from his childhood and eventually finds it with the aid of a strange woman dressed in white. It turns out that his family has been keeping the secret of vampirism from him. Written by Ørnås

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The opening party sequence was shot in an apartment of one of the producers. See more »

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A Surreal Bizarre Treat
12 February 2004 | by (Melbourne Australia) – See all my reviews

This is my first Rollin film - and I loved it. Gloriously silly and surreal, I detect many sly references to Bunuel (the boring cocktail party) and Fellini (the cold empty beach like the apocalyptic end to 'La Dolce Vita' - did Spielberg get his floating coffins in 'Empire of the Sun' from this???). The nubile vampires are so unscary and unerotic - they look more like hungry fashion models with a penchant for nasal fairy dust. Who did the hero's hair

  • Leonard of London? - let's bring back the male bouffant! I think he got


that knitted top with the zipper up front after seeing Pink Floyd 'Live at Pompeii'. There are so many great moments - like where the photographer turns at the sound of the doorbell - before it actually rings. What did this mean? Precognition? Bad acting? Who cares. I actually saw this on SBS TV (free to air - unedited). Thankyou SBS - a gem.


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