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Franca Maï ...
Elisabeth (as Franka Mai)
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Eva
Jean-Marie Lemaire ...
Marc
Fanny Magier ...
Hélène
Muriel Montossé ...
Anita
Sophie Noël ...
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Evelyne Thomas ...
Dominique
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Cyril Val ...
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Myriam Watteau ...
La femme apache
Joe de Palmer ...
Un Apache (as Joe de Lara)
Jacques Sansoul
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This erotic horror film, set in 1905, tells the story of a thief who seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva (Brigitte Lahaie) and Elizabeth (Franca Mai). The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult of blood-drinking aristocrats. Written by Ørnås

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Stylish, erotic and... fascinating!
24 February 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

'Fascination' is a very apt title for this spellbinding movie! A typically dreamlike and stylish work from the remarkable Jean Rollin. Yup, it's another lesbian vampire movie (from a decade that produced quite a few!) but Rollin, like Jess Franco, puts his own original touches to it which make it truly unforgettable. Like most of Franco's (and Dario Argento's) output, atmosphere and aesthetics are more important than plot, and the performances of the actors involved are variable. Rollin doesn't seem to be too concerned with creating believable characters, he uses his (beautiful) actresses as striking images moving across a background. His movies are often closer to paintings than your standard Hammer horror. That's why 'Fascination' is so unlike most vampire movies you'll ever see. Inspired and original. Don't miss this one!


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