Translation of the above: Karmina, a young vampire (only 140 years old) flees her Translylvanian castle where she must marry the horrible Vlad to please her father, the mean Baron, and her ... See full summary »

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Isabelle Cyr ...
Karmina
Robert Brouillette ...
Phillipe
Yves Pelletier ...
Vlad
France Castel ...
Esmeralda
Gildor Roy ...
Ghislain Chabot / Patrick
Raymond Cloutier ...
Baron
Sylvie Potvin ...
Baronne
Diane Lavallée ...
Linda
Mario Saint-Amand ...
Pierre Boutin
Pierre Chagnon ...
David
Alexis Martin ...
Monsieur Martel
Mireille Thibault ...
Germaine
Jean-Guy Bouchard ...
Policier #1
Guy-Daniel Tremblay ...
Policier #2
André Gauthier ...
Voisin de Chabot
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Translation of the above: Karmina, a young vampire (only 140 years old) flees her Translylvanian castle where she must marry the horrible Vlad to please her father, the mean Baron, and her mother, the eccentric Baronness. Karmina finds refuge in Quebec at the home of her aunt Esméralda, an older vampire who lives among humans thanks to a potion that temporarily transforms a vampire into one of them. Under the effect of the potion, Karmina falls in love with Phillipe, a charming church organist. But Vlad, the Baron and the Baronness soon show up in pursuit of her and turn a poor customs officer, Ghislain Chabot, into a vampire to aid them in retrieving her. Esméralda must become the great vampire of yesteryear to fly to the aid of the lovers. Written by Anonymous

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Dans la veine des films epeurants... See more »

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Comedy | Horror | Romance

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1 November 1996 (Canada)  »

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O Mistério de Karmina  »

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CAD 3,300,000 (estimated)

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$370,000 (USA)
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The lounge where Phillipe and Pierre are invited to audition is called "Lovecraft", an homage to horror writer H.P. Lovecraft. See more »

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Followed by Karmina 2 (2001) See more »

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Great sets, costumes, acting
28 September 2001 | by (Montreal, Canada) – See all my reviews

Just saw this last night on the Space channel. It was dubbed in English and like any dubbed movie you'll find that quite annoying, so if you understand French, by all means rent that version instead.

The costumes and sets in the beginning of the movie are great! Really gets you immersed. Overall the acting is quite good and there are some really funny characters that'll make you laugh.

If you're looking for a "From Dusk 'til Dawn" type film, this isn't it, it has a lot less action and is a good movie to watch with your girlfriend/wife/boyfriend/husband....you get the idea.

I gave it a 6/10. I also noticed that Karmina 2 is out (2001).


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