The Irish novelist, Bram Stoker, gave the world Dracula in 1897. This documentary explores the historical figure behind the fictional figure of horror and examines medical explanations for the myths of vampires.
For those familiar with Bram Stoker's novel, this adaptation follows the book quite closely in most respects. Jonathan Harker visits the Count in Transylvania to help him with preparations ... See full summary »
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The Count Vladislav Tepes wants to leave wayward and superstitious Transylvania (and who wouldn't) and involves a wealthy soon to be married investment banker in getting him some new digs. All while sucking the local population dry of their life's blood. Woo hoo it's yet another tired adaptation of the classic Dracula mythology with their own personal slant.
This umpteenth millionth adaptation of the great Bram Stoker's Dracula gives the film a more modern slant with mixed results. The TV production does stall a bit here and there with the lack of atmosphere but it's not a complete loss. 2 of 5
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