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Writer:
Jake West (writer)
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Release Date:
16 October 1998 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Part Seductress. Part Assassin. All Vampire.
Plot:
A 19th century woman, who has become one of the undead, acts as a hired killer in modern times. When... See more » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
7 wins & 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Fangs but no fangs See more (95 total) »

Cast

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Eileen Daly ... Lilith Silver

Christopher Adamson ... Sethane Blake
Jonathan Coote ... Detective Inspector Price

Kevin Howarth ... Platinum
David Warbeck ... The Horror Movie Man
Heidi James ... Ariauna
Isabel Brook ... Silk
Louisa Moore ... Celeste
Grahame Wood ... Student Photographer
Jennifer Guy ... Cindy Arnold
Georgio Serafini ... Leonard Arnold

Mark Caven ... The Detective
Bradley Lavelle ... The Chill Pilgrim (as Brad Lavelle)
Peter Godwin ... Illuminati Conspirator
Scott Bennett ... Guard 1 - Max
Paul Marino ... Guard 2 - Paul
Russell Dale ... Ryders Second
Glenn Wrage ... Duelist 1 - Jack Ryder
Douglas Pye ... Blakes Second
Steve Livermore ... Gunman 1
Neil Jenkins ... Gunman 2
Joe Rain ... Gunman 3
Quentin Reynolds ... Gunman 4
Dena Costello ... Gothic Girl 1
Crudelia Demone ... Gothic Guy
Jeremiah Jerram ... Gothic Girl 2
Raymond Mercer ... Cab Driver
Jasmin Lee-Barnes ... Horse Riding Lilith
Simon Hunter ... Irate Police V / O (voice)
Richard Wells ... Transilvania Extra
Paul Everett ... Transilvania Extra
Robert O'Connell ... Transilvania Extra
Alyson Brewer ... Transilvania Extra
Gina Treganna ... Transilvania Extra
Joanne Condon ... Transilvania Extra
Steven Collette ... Transilvania Extra
Elsa Rand ... Transilvania Extra
Klif Fuller ... Transilvania Extra
Colin Chester ... Transilvania Extra
Louisianax Caliban ... Transilvania Extra
Louis Ravensfield ... Transilvania Extra
John Redston ... Transilvania Extra
Adam Nardell ... Transilvania Extra
Louise Mumford ... Transilvania Extra

Directed by
Jake West 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jake West  writer

Produced by
Marvin Gleicher .... executive producer
Laurence Guinness .... executive producer
Rob Mercer .... producer (as Robert Mercer)
David West .... executive producer
Jake West .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Wells 
 
Cinematography by
Jim Solan  (as James Solan)
 
Film Editing by
Andrew Merlino (Titles Editor)
Jake West 
 
Production Design by
Neil Jenkins 
 
Costume Design by
Dena Costello 
 
Sound Department
Peter Burgis .... foley artist
Russell Edwards .... sound mixer
Toby Harris .... assistant dubbing editor
Richard King .... dubbing editor
Jamie McPhee .... sound designer
Alexej Müngersdorrf .... assistant sound designer
 
Visual Effects by
Andrew Merlino .... compositor
 
Thanks
Marc Morris .... special thanks
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for horror violence and gore, sexuality, language and some drug content (edited for re-rating)
Runtime:
South Korea:102 min | USA:101 min
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Color (Metrocolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Trivia:
Jake West had a fetish for latex outfits. That is the reason why Lilith Silver is mostly wearing latex in this film.See more »
Quotes:
Lilith Silver:So what legal eagle's bitten your ass, lieutenant?See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Evil Aliens (2005)See more »
Soundtrack:
For Her LightSee more »

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5 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Fangs but no fangs, 19 February 2000
Author: Dodger-9 from York

One of the problems with the vampire genre is that it's great as long as the director has a fresh angle on things. While Interview with the Vampire may have been a sombre affair, it was at least original by being The Gone with the Wind of vamp flicks.

RBS is the Nikita of the bloodsucking field with the gorgeous Eileen Daly squeezing into a spray on cat suit and embarking on Emma Peel-like shenanigans.

While writer director Jake West is obviously trying to be hip by saying that we know f*** all about real vampires, he shoots himself in the foot by trying to be a little too cocky.

Some great visual effects are marred by a tendency to stray into Ken Russell/Lair of the White Worm territory with yawnsome scenes of the undead protagonists hissing at one another.

Any attempt to portray the vampires as primal beings who resort to cat-like screeching at moments of confrontation merely comes across like someone with toothache whose fillings have just come into contact with silver foil.

One the plus side, there is at least plenty of sex and bloodshed for those who fancy a take out and a few beers on a Friday night so it's not a complete write off.

Daly is also well worth a look as the gun-toting anti heroine who keeps her arsenal in a coffin.

Alas, the pay off when it eventually does come, really wasn't worth waiting for. Her lover is a dreadful character who seems to take great delight in stretching his dialogue to breaking point in the vague hope that it might seem more important. Sorry mate, it wasn't worth the effort.

Is it worth the price of rental of admission? Not really. Better off dusting down a copy of Nikita and Near Dark then watching them back to back or if you want a sexy vamp flick which is more style than substance, then The Hunger (1983) should do the trick.

However, keep an eye on Jake West. With a few more years in the business and a little more time spent on his script, he should deliver the goods admirably. After all, look at James Cameron's debut: Piranha 2: Flying Killers. A lot less engaging than this.

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