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Rebecca has inherited her grandmother's Gothic mansion and brings both her best friend an her boyfriend for a weekend. While exploring the crypts they discover an old dusty book, which ... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Maria Stokholm ...
Rebecca (as Maria Karlsen)
Mette Louise Holland ...
Charlotte
Tomas Villum Jensen ...
Mads
Svend Johansen ...
Biskoppen
Claus Flygare ...
Politimester
Hans Henrik Voetmann ...
Borgmesteren
Ole Hvidman ...
Smeden
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Marie
Lise-Lotte Norup ...
Leilah
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Rikard
Beate Bille ...
Rikards kone
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Gary
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Frankie
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Alex
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Ronnie
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Storyline

Rebecca has inherited her grandmother's Gothic mansion and brings both her best friend an her boyfriend for a weekend. While exploring the crypts they discover an old dusty book, which describes the life of a vampire. As the story unfolds, it becomes apparent that the vampire was Rebecca's great grandfather, Rico. Later that night Rebecca finds herself in a trance, reciting an occult ritual described in the book resulting in the opening of the coffin and the new life for Rico. The Angel of the Night is back. Written by Dream LLC

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His reign of blood begins...Again

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Horror

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Rated R for violence, sexuality and language | See all certifications »
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4 December 1998 (Denmark)  »

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Angel of the Night  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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The incantation used to awaken the vampire is actually a recitation of the names of the vampire "clans" from the roleplaying game "Vampire: the Masquerade" See more »

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References Kindred: The Embraced (1996) See more »

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What are you waiting for? SEE THIS MOVIE!
4 April 2000 | by (Hastings, England) – See all my reviews

I also saw this at 'Dead By Dawn', and was blown away.

Briefly: Woman inherits house, reputedly the last resting place of the dreaded Rico Mortiz- a priest who got bitten and was cursed with vampirism. On her first night there, she and some friends find the skeleton of a huge bat, and a book of her family history. As the tale unfolds, we see in flashback how the curse grew, and how it affects her now.

It really couldn't be more entertaining if it tried, and seems to have something for everyone. Okay, it's another vampire movie, and as such, says and shows absolutely nothing new or innovative- but everything is done with such style and charisma that I found myself completely ignoring all that and just hanging on and enjoying the ride. The pacing is breakneck, the script is hilarious- but played mostly, wonderfully, straight- the actors know their jobs and do them well, and the effects are over-the-top and fabulous. All this is overseen by the assured, surprising direction of Shaky Gonzales- a man of whom you will be hearing a lot more from.

It looks like it cost four times what it did. It's shiny and gorgeous and you will fall in love with it. Go and find it before all your friends- and gloat later at your leisure.


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