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Immortality (1998)

The Wisdom of Crocodiles (original title)
Vampire in London is searching for the ideal woman to redeem him.

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Storyline

Steven is multi-talented, handsome, and a expert seducer of women. He craves intimacy with women, literally cannot live without it, and is in search of the perfect woman. All of his relationships, however, end tragically. Eventually, he meets Anne, a strong woman who is different, better than the others. However, soon it becomes clear that this is a relationship that only one of them will survive. The title refers to a quote from Francis Bacon, who wrote about crocodiles, who shed tears when they devour their prey. Written by <clazsis@aol.com>

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Handsome. Seductive. Deadly.


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Rated R for some strong violence and gore, language, and sexuality | See all certifications »

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1 May 2000 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$10,281, 16 July 2000, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$21,404, 23 July 2000
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Trivia

The film's title is also known as the "The Wisdom Of Crocodiles". See more »

Goofs

When Steven is standing in the police lineup he has a bruise on the corner of his mouth. During his interrogation in the next scene, the bruise is gone. See more »

Quotes

Steven Grlscz: Don't be afraid. I'll move back overe here. I'll open the doors. I'm going to die. Two weeks, maybe three. My body is breaking down. I bleed. I don't heal anymore. I need blood. I need the love that's in your blood. What you're feeling about me right now. In your throat, in your chest, in your blood. Like something you can touch. Remember the crystals? Rage, resentment, malice, disappointment, despair. Emotions. Emotions are things. Your blood carries every emotion possible to feel.
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Brilliant
20 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

Indeed, this is a brilliant movie. This is a brave movie. A movie with a beautifully constructed narrative which doesn't seem constructed at all, with fascinating actors great acting and depth everywhere.

The most unusual Vampire film I've seen to date and certainly the best one.

Blood is the color of love.


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