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El vampiro negro (1953)

This clever "feminist" reworking of Fritz Lang's classic M focuses on the mothers of children stalked by a deranged pedophile.

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Alberto Etchebehere, Fritz Lang (film "M") | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Olga Zubarry ... Amalia / Rita
Roberto Escalada ... Dr. Bernar
Nathán Pinzón ... Teodoro Ulber, 'El profesor'
Nelly Panizza ... Cora
Ángel Laborde Ángel Laborde
Georges Rivière ... Presunto culpable
Pascual Pelliciota Pascual Pelliciota ... Gastón
Gloria Castilla Gloria Castilla ... Sra. Bernar
Mariano Vidal Molina ... Lange
Mathilde García Lange Mathilde García Lange
Enrique Fava Enrique Fava ... El noruego
Ricardo Argemí Ricardo Argemí ... Juez
Absalón Bernal Absalón Bernal
Emma Bernal Emma Bernal ... Srta. Fermina
Lucía Besse Lucía Besse
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This clever "feminist" reworking of Fritz Lang's classic M focuses on the mothers of children stalked by a deranged pedophile.

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Country:

Argentina

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

1960 (Austria) See more »

Also Known As:

Der Würger geht durch die Stadt See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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Remake of M.
24 June 2012 | by aronaamoraSee all my reviews

I came across this film on You Tube yesterday and was surprised to find that it was a remake of Fritz Lang's M (1931) shot in South America.

The title translate as THE BLACK VAMPIRE. M was released in South America as THE VAMPIRE OF DUSSELDORF so the title makes sense there even tho there is no vampire. This is not a scene by scene remake like the remake made in the United States in 1951.

The film has a dark moody black and white atmosphere like an older movie would have. The actor playing the killer is pretty good. In one scene he takes the daughter of a friend to the carnival and has to fight his urge to kill her.


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