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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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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)
Mark Kempner ...
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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vampire | gore | blood | See All (3) »


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Release Date:

14 July 1993 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Diario de un vampiro  »

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$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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As fluid as frozen velveeta.
15 August 2000 | by (Portland, Oregon, USA) – See all my reviews

The opening scenes move as fluidly as frozen velveeta. The attempt at dramatic dialogue only makes me wish I had better control of the fast forward control. Vampires are usually portrayed as sexy and intelligent or mangy disgusting creatures. This vampire tries to seduce his prey by imitating a lost puppy. I usually tally a body count, so there was a cat (which doesn't count) a bum, a girl who fell out of the sky with a sword in her (whatever that was about) and then the plot. Foley artists are respected for using celery to create the sound of a broken arm, but using the sound of biting into an apple for a vampire biting a victim is just plain silly. I liked Warlock, but this movie just stunk so bad that we turned it off, and it was so forgettable we rented it a year later only to turn it off again.


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