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The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)

Le frisson des vampires (original title)
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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.

Director:

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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Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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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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Featured in Lips of Blood (1975) See more »

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Very atmospheric
5 October 1999 | by SlimeyPeteSee all my reviews

This is one of those films that is entirely plotless, but it doesn't matter. There's bucketfulls of atmosphere and the acting is pretty good. The directing is excellent. It's got one hell of a lot of nude women in, but they're presented in an arty sort of way rather than simple pornography. I reckon it must have had a budget of about 20 francs, though, but this gives it a kind of loveable quality.


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