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Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary (2002)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Musical | 12 December 2003 (UK)
A ballet rendition of Bram Stoker's "Dracula", stylized as an Expressionistic silent film.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Wei-Qiang Zhang ...
Dracula (as Zhang Wei-Qiang)
Tara Birtwhistle ...
Lucy Westernra
David Moroni ...
Dr. Van Helsing
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Mina
Johnny A. Wright ...
Jonathon Harker (as Johnny Wright)
Stephane Leonard ...
Arthur Holmwood
Matthew Johnson ...
Jack Seward
Keir Knight ...
Quincy Morris
Brent Neale ...
Renfield
Stephanie Ballard ...
Mrs. Westernra
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Vampiress / Nun / Maid
Carrie Broda ...
Maid / Nun
Gail Stefanek ...
Maid / Vampiress
Janet Sartore ...
Maid / Nun
Jennifer Welsman ...
Gargoyle / Nun
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A ballet rendition of Bram Stoker's gothic novel DRACULA, presented in a style reminiscent of the silent expressionistic cinema of the early 20th Century. This work employs the subtle and sometimes bold use of color to emphasize its themes, but mainly is presented in black-and-white, or tinted in monochrome. No spoken dialogue can be heard, and the story of a sinister but intriguing immigrant who preys upon young English women unfolds through dance, pantomime and subtitles. Written by mikhail080@cs.com

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Comedy | Horror | Musical

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12 December 2003 (UK)  »

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Dracula, pages tirées du journal d'une vierge  »

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Box Office

Budget:

CAD 1,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,784, 18 May 2003, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$39,659, 8 June 2003
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1.85 : 1
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Soundtracks

Symphony #1 (excerpts)
By Gustav Mahler
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Transfuses the iron poor tired blood of the vampire genre
13 October 2003 | by See all my reviews

Polished performances, talented cast, brilliant design, a pinch of German Expressionism with scintillating special effects; exciting blend of mise-en-scene; revival and modernization of the silent film with world-class sound effects; haunting strains of Mahler's eloquent 1st and 2nd Symphonies; double entendres, semiotics, and the to-die-for Zhang Wei-Quiang as Dracula; transfuses the iron poor tired blood of the vampire genre.


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