In 1830, forty years to the day since the last manifestation of their dreaded vampirism, the Karnstein heirs use the blood of an innocent to bring forth the evil that is the beautiful Mircalla - or as she was in 1710, Carmilla. The nearby Finishing School offers rich pickings not only in in the blood of nubile young ladies but also with the headmaster who is desperate to become Mircalla's disciple, and the equally besotted and even more foolish author Richard Lestrange.
A vampire's lust knows no boundaries...
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Did You Know?
turned down the lead because she thought the script was terrible. She starred in Countess Dracula instead. See more
Inspector Heinrich throws a stone down the well and eventually hears the 'plop' of water. However, when he reaches the bottom of the well it is dry and covered in leaves. See more
I spend the whole of last night going through Giles's researches, and believe me they are powerful evidence.
Evidence! Of what?
That you are a vampire.
For the original UK cinema release a BBFC cut was made which replaced a topless shot of Amanda with a partially covered one during the bed scene where she is bitten by Mircalla. Video releases were uncut though the 2002 Warner DVD curiously featured the edited cinema print. The 2008 Optimum DVD is the uncut version. See more
Music by Harry Robertson
(as Harry Robinson)
Lyrics by Frank Godwin
Performed by Tracy See more