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Tale of a Vampire (1992)

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Condemned to life without end, and to an undying passion for a lost love he can never find, a vampire stalks a beautiful young woman.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Suzanna Hamilton ...
Anne / Virginia
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Edgar
Marian Diamond ...
Denise (as Marion Diamond)
Michael Kenton ...
Magazine Man
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Virginia (5) (as Catherine Blake)
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Morgue Official
Nik Myers ...
Rent Boy / Newscaster's Voice
Ken Pritchard ...
Bum 1
Ian Rollison ...
Bum 2
David King ...
Waiter
Adrianne Alexander ...
Prostitute
Mark Motileb ...
Child
Keri Motileb ...
Child
Lisa Motileb ...
Child
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Condemned to life without end, and to an undying passion for a lost love he can never find, a vampire stalks a beautiful young woman.

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Plot Keywords:

vampire | gore | blood


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Release Date:

14 July 1993 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un vampiro  »

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Budget:

$1,000,000 (estimated)
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[first lines]
Edgar: It was many and many a year ago / In a kingdom by the sea / That a maiden there lived whom you may know / By the name of Annabel Lee
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Boys and Girls Come Out to Play
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Traditional
Performed by Suzanna Hamilton, Julian Sands and Catherine Ashton
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Brilliant
2 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

This film isn't about plot or dialogue so much as it is about angles, style and lighting technique. The plot moves slowly so the watcher can enjoy the express talents of the director's shot choices.

Julian Sands is riveting, capturing the personality of a slightly deranged vampire riddled with heartache and centuries of guilt, while Suzanna Hamilton portrays a woman beside her own wits with grief. The shift between plotlines is especially brilliant when they collide with present moments in time.

I would recommend this movie to anyone who can appreciate a good art film.


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