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Release Date:
1 September 1995 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
Unseen. Unforgiving. Undead. See more »
Plot:
This ultra-hip, post-modern vampire tale is set in contemporary New York City. Members of a dysfunctional... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
2 wins & 5 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
Interesting experimental vampire film. See more (41 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)
Elina Löwensohn ... Nadja
Nic Ratner ... Bar Victim

Karl Geary ... Renfield

Peter Fonda ... Dracula / Dr. Van Helsing

Martin Donovan ... Jim

Jack Lotz ... Boxing Coach
Galaxy Craze ... Lucy

David Lynch ... Morgue Receptionist
Isabel Gillies ... Waitress

José Zúñiga ... Bartender
Bernadette Jurkowski ... Dracula's Bride
Jeff Winner ... Young Dracula
Sean ... Bela

Suzy Amis ... Cassandra

Jared Harris ... Edgar

Bob Gosse ... Garage Mechanic
Rome Neal ... Garage Mechanic
Giancarlo Roma ... Romanian Kid
Anna Roma ... Romanian Mother
Thomas Roma ... Romanian Policeman
Aleksander Rasic ... Romanian Policeman
Miranda Russell ... Lucy's Baby

Directed by
Michael Almereyda 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Michael Almereyda 

Produced by
Andrew Fierberg .... associate producer
Amy Hobby .... producer
David Lynch .... executive producer
Mary Sweeney .... producer
 
Original Music by
Simon Fisher-Turner 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Denault 
 
Film Editing by
David Leonard 
 
Casting by
Kerry Barden 
Billy Hopkins 
Suzanne Smith 
 
Production Design by
Kurt Ossenfort 
 
Costume Design by
Prudence Moriarty 
 
Makeup Department
Dina Doll .... hair stylist
Dina Doll .... makeup artist
John Sahag .... hair stylist
 
Production Management
Ingrid Breyer .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Sonia Bhalla .... additional second second assistant director
Alex Corven Caronia .... first assistant director
Adam Ben Frank .... second second assistant director
Takahide Kawakami .... second second assistant director
Brent Tinter .... additional second second director
 
Art Department
J. Todd Anderson .... storyboard artist
Jamie Bishop .... on-set props
Christopher Dettwiller .... on-set props
Billy Jarecki .... additional set dresser
Ondine Karady .... props
Joan Lucke Jr. .... head set dresser
John Nelson .... head scenic
Carol O'Neil .... props
Philippe Richard .... lucy's paintings
George Roach .... swing
Michael Sadov .... swing
Peter Soriano .... jim's paintings
Marla Weinhoff .... additional set dresser
 
Sound Department
John Gutierrez .... boom operator
Gary Hokanson .... boom operator
Kenton Jakub .... adr editor
William Kozy .... sound mixer
Stuart Levy .... sound
Art Polemis .... sound recording engineer
Melanie Ryder .... dialogue editor
Dominick Tavella .... sound re-recording mixer
 
Special Effects by
Arthur M. Jolly .... special effects
Josh Turi .... special effects props
 
Visual Effects by
William Lappe .... castle miniature
Anthony Munroe .... optical supervisor
 
Stunts
Arthur M. Jolly .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
David T. Anderson .... gaffer
Lenny Bass .... additional electrician
Axel Baumann .... second assistant camera
Kelly Beaton .... additional electrician
Sally Bonython .... second assistant camera
Steve Calalang .... first assistant camera
Anthony Caronia .... still photographer
Tim Davis .... still photographer
Ned Farr .... additional electrician
Rob Featherstone .... second assistant camera
Jason C. Fitzgerald .... additional electrician
Vadim Frumin .... best boy
Ian Nichol .... Steadicam operator
Kate Phelan .... best boy grip
Joseph Quirk .... additional electrician
Dave Samuel .... additional electrician
Susan Shacter .... still photographer
Ed Talavera .... camera operator: second unit
Richard Wuest .... key grip (as Dexter Weust)
Raphaelle Gosse-Gardet .... electrician (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Byron Crystal .... extras casting
Laura Ekstrand .... casting associate
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Libby Villanova .... key costumer
 
Editorial Department
Yasmine Amitai .... first assistant editor
Beatrice Sisul .... apprentice editor
 
Music Department
Royston Langdon .... music recording engineer
Rick Rowe .... music recording engineers
Thomas Ulrich .... musician: cello solos
 
Other crew
Gilbert Carreras .... b&w timer
Jody Hanson .... title designer
Carolina Adriana Herrera .... location scout (as Carolina Herrera)
Lee Petersen .... production assistant
Dina Waxman .... location scout
Dina Waxman .... script supervisor
Jeff Winner .... location manager
 
Crew believed to be complete


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MPAA:
Rated R for some scenes of bizarre vampire sexuality and gore, and for some language
Runtime:
93 min
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Certification:
Australia:M | Canada:PA (Manitoba) | Canada:14 (Nova Scotia) | Germany:16 | Portugal:M/16 | Sweden:7 | UK:15 | USA:R

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Trivia:
Chocolate milk was used to simulate blood.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: In the opening dialog between Nadja and the man at the bar, Nadja is initially wearing a scarf over her hair. At one point the camera cuts to the man's face and we see the back of Nadja's head, but now suddenly and inexplicably, the scarf has disappeared and remains absent for the rest of the scene.See more »
Quotes:
[repeated line]
Lucy:Life is full of pain. But I am not afraid. The pain I feel is the pain of fleeting joy.
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in Film Geek (2005)See more »
Soundtrack:
In the MeantimeSee more »

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3 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Interesting experimental vampire film., 9 August 2007
Author: HumanoidOfFlesh from Chyby, Poland

Dracula's daughter Nadja wanders New York City,melancholy and driven by her need for blood.She seduces and drinks from the depressed Lucy.Meanwhile Lucy's husband Jim is asked to help his friend Van Helsing who has been arrested for staking Dracula.But then the two of them realize that Nadja is drinking from Lucy.As they try to hunt her down,Nadja and her self-described 'slave' Renfield flee back to Rumania."Nadja" is a post-modern vampire flick which is actually a black-and-white reworking "Dracula's Daughter"(1936).The film was produced by David Lynch who also played a small cameo as a morgue attendant that gets hypnotized by Nadja.The film is splendidly photographed in a glorious black-and-white and offers tons of mesmerizingly dreamy atmosphere.Overall,"Nadja" is much better than overrated and too philosophical "The Addiction".The soundtrack by Portishead and The Verve is fabulous too!

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