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The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)

Le frisson des vampires (original title)
R | | Horror | January 1978 (USA)
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A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.

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Jean Rollin
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Sandra Julien Sandra Julien ... Isa
Jean-Marie Durand Jean-Marie Durand ... Antoine
Jacques Robiolles Jacques Robiolles ... 2nd vampire
Michel Delahaye Michel Delahaye ... 1st vampire
Marie-Pierre Castel ... Maid (as Marie-Pierre)
Kuelan Herce ... Maid
Nicole Nancel Nicole Nancel ... Isabelle
Dominique Dominique ... Isolde
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A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.

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Horror

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

January 1978 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Strange Things Happen at Night See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(reconstructed German cut)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Filmed in 1970. See more »

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Referenced in Perdues dans New York (1989) See more »

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One of the Better Jean Rollin Flicks
18 October 2011 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.

This is the sixth Jean Rollin film I have seen in the past week, and the fifth one to feature nude vampire women. Not sure what is up with Rollin: he needs nude women, vampires, castles and a sea side with a fence (or dilapidated pier) in all his films...

I think this one was probably the best of those I have seen. The rocking music, the actual attempt to have a back story for the vampires... it was like he decided that a plot would be nice, besides just the sex and stripped women. Good call, Jean.


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