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José Ramón Larraz
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Fran and Miriam are a pair of beautiful vampires who get victims to pull over by hitchhiking. They proceed to bring them back to their house and drink their blood.Written by
Josh Pasnak <email@example.com>
The following are the 5 shots which were cut from the Anchor Bay release:
A shot of John's hands covered in blood as Fran and Miriam attack him in his car, and Fran pulling his head back and biting his neck.
A close-up of Fran, her mouth dripping with blood, as they continue to hold John down, then a view from the front of car as John's head is rocked from side to side, his neck now covered in blood. The camera then pans around to the side window of car and zooms in as the vampires feed.
A shot of Miriam holding Harriet's hands behind her back, lifting her head up as Fran approaches with a knife.
A further shot of Harriet screaming hysterically as she is held crouched on the ground.
A shot where the camera zooms in on Harriet's face, her mouth dripping with blood, before Fran swings the knife at her.
A 1970s erotic vampire classic. If you enjoy Jess Franco and Jean Rollin you will LOVE it!
If you like 1970s erotic vampire movies then you will LOVE Jose Larraz's 'Vampyres'! It's as good as the best Jess Franco or Jean Rollin movies in this genre. It's very low budget (on the DVD commentary track producer Brian Smedley-Aston claims it was only around 80,000 pounds, and he should know, he mortgaged his house to pay for it when the financing fell through!), but looks great, especially the new print on the disc I watched. Like Franco and Rollin Larraz isn't all that interested in plot as such, more atmosphere and eroticism, and this movie has it in spades. The gorgeous Marianne Morris (brunette) and Anulka (blonde) play a couple of very hot vampires who between seducing men and draining their blood, share a passionate relationship. There's plenty of nudity, especially from the stunning Morris, and some very erotic scenes, though Larraz was constrained by the British censorship of the day. There's also quite a lot of blood, and the sex/violence combo makes it quite special. The DVD commentary is highly recommended, even if you're familiar with the movie. Larraz's English is shaky but he is absolutely hilarious! After commenting that the version of the movie he owns is heavily cut ("the Vatican version" he jokingly calls it) he gasps with glee at some of the racier scenes, and gets particularly animated when Anulka's pubes are briefly seen on screen. I'm very glad he enjoys his own movie as much as I did. 'The Vampire Lovers', 'Fascination', 'Vampyros Lesbos' are all outstanding examples of 1970s vampire sexploitation. Add 'Vampyres' to that list!
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