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  (in credits order)
Tommy Sweeney ... Scott Kelly

Julie Lynch ... Camilla
Andrew Lee Barrett ... Evan
Lee Kayman ... Detective Wint
Mary Huner ... Leslie
Terry Spivey ... Curtis
Craig Sabin ... Renny Field (as Robert C. Sabin)
Karen Huner ... Carrie
Michael Andrews ... Tito
Tom Bruce ... Charles

Allen Lewis Rickman ... Coroner (as Allen Rickman)
Robin Hartman ... Lynette
Traci Mann ... Janice
David Squire ... Chet
Ed Walloga ... Terry
Eric Bryant ... Craig
Ivy Rosovsky ... Liz Crawford (as Ivy J. Rosovsky)
Jackie Sawiris ... Miranda
John Baker ... Dragotti

Nelson Wakefield ... Rock Star

Directed by
Greg Lamberson 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Greg Lamberson  (as Gregory Lamberson)

Produced by
Greg Lamberson .... producer
Mark J. Makowski .... producer
Ed Walloga .... producer
Original Music by
Mauro J. De Trizio 
Danny Sciarra 
Cinematography by
John Rosnell 
Film Editing by
Greg Lamberson 
Costume Design by
Ivy Rosovsky 
Special Effects by
Craig Lindberg .... special effects

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Also Known As:
"New York Vampire" - USA (original title)
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73 min

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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
A Thoroughly Enjoyable Low-Budget Take on Vampires, 20 September 2009
Author: gavin6942 from United States

A young man (Tommy Sweeney) tries and fails to kill himself. Feeling alienated from his friends, he falls for a seductive model, who welcomes him into her fold. But for better or worse, that fold happens to be an underground lair of vampires. Now, the prospect of death is slim and eternal life is available at his fingertips... or teeth!

Of Greg Lamberson's three low-budget films (with "Slime City" and "Naked Fear"), I find "Undying Love" to be his strongest piece. Sweeney is a solid actor, and the directing is tight... along with a real development of characters we don't often see in no-frills cinema. The film is gritty, dark, and the grainy picture adds rather than takes away from the mood. There is a definite influence from George A. Romero's "Martin", and from the opening scene -- a razor blade suicide -- you'll be left uneasy.

Some vampire films are able to pull off the non-traditional approach and others aren't. This one, luckily, can and does. Despite the vampires facing sunlight, other classic obstacles and having no distinct fangs, this movie works. In some ways, it works better, because it seems almost plausible.

I really enjoyed this film, and would recommend it to anyone who is a fan of vampire films or low-budget cinema (especially if you like seeing the same apartment reused for different scenes). Thanks to Alternative Cinema, you can now get this film on DVD with audio commentary, other features and Lamberson's other projects in one collection.

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