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Fascination (1979)

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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 ... See full summary »

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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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dreamlike splendour
22 March 2010 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

A fine film, beautifully photographed. Leisurely, yes, even majestic but I consider it unfair to refer to this dreamlike splendour as, 'boring'. Such a subjective term, anyway but tends to be slapped upon films such as this because they do not adhere to the 'normal' narrative structure. What in life does, I ask myself? Actually, I have found some of Rollin's films just a little too seemingly meaninglessly repetitive but rest assured this beauty doe not fall into that trap. Beautiful ladies appear and disappear in colourful, flowing see through gowns. There is a baddie who might yet be more of a goodie than the good ladies, plus great use of a Gothic location. I must also mention the gorgeous, Brigitte Lahaie. She did much work with the erratic, Jess Franco but she never looked better than she does here, deadly scythe notwithstanding.


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