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Blood: The Last Vampire (2009)

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A vampire named Saya, who is part of covert government agency that hunts and destroys demons in a post-WWII Japan, is inserted in a military school to discover which one of her classmates is a demon in disguise.

Director:

Chris Nahon

Writers:

Chris Chow (screenplay), Kenji Kamiyama (character) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jun Ji-Hyun ... Saya (as Gianna)
Allison Miller ... Alice McKee
Liam Cunningham ... Michael Harrison
JJ Feild ... Luke
Koyuki ... Onigen
Yasuaki Kurata ... Kato Takatora
Larry Lamb ... General McKee
Andrew Pleavin ... Frank Nielsen
Michael Byrne ... Elder
Colin Salmon ... Powell
Masiela Lusha ... Sharon
Ailish O'Connor Ailish O'Connor ... Linda
Constantine Gregory ... Mr. Henry
Joey Anaya ... Creature
Khary Payton ... Creature
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Storyline

In 1970, the four hundred year-old skilled samurai Saya is sent to the Kanto High School in an American military base in Tokyo by the Council, a secret society that has been hunting vampires for centuries. Saya has the appearance of a teenager but is the tormented half-breed creature with the soul of her human father and the powers and need of blood of her vampire mother. She is obsessed to face the powerful demon Onigen that killed her father. In the base, Saya saves Alice McKee, who is the daughter of General McKee and commander of the base, from the attack of several vampires. When General McKee is killed by a member of the Council, Alice runs to the hotel where Saya is lodged. They join forces and go to the countryside to chase Onigen. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Where evil grows she preys See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody stylized violence | See all certifications »

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Trivia

South Korean actress Jun Ji-Hyun, who adopted the English screen name Gianna Jun for the release, plays the role of Saya. See more »

Goofs

After Saya leaves the train station, we next see her in her hotel room desperately drinking from her bottle of blood. Problem is, she's wearing the school uniform, which she doesn't receive from Michael until he goes to see her with information of her next mission. See more »

Quotes

Michael Harrison: Well, you know the old saying; "When the hungry demons feed without discretion..."
Saya: "Onegin is near."
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Alternate Versions

Japanese DVD is about 2 minutes longer and contains a much longer street battle scene. See more »

Connections

Remake of Blood: The Last Vampire (2000) See more »

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Space Truckin'
Performed by Deep Purple
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A whole lot of style!! But not much substance.
20 October 2009 | by vicvega1284See all my reviews

Alright first off I will say I liked this movie and the style it is going for. If you are in to Directors who take a unique visual approach to their films then you will enjoy this film. The style here is very cool the way the characters are filmed and the surrounding are just beautiful. The fight scenes are good but not the best and at times the camera cuts too much during them. The special effects were very good and did not look cheap, yeah the blood floats but that seems to be more of a style choice. This movie is not really about Vampires and that is were this film falls short, is that its a lil different than the trailer I saw. The script on this one is barely there a lot of the time I felt confused as to the characters purpose of the story. This film reminded me of a film I saw earlier this year Suki Yaki Western Django, the style it used and also there seems to be some homages to the work of Quentin Tarantino done in a very nice way. Here they paid homage like he pays homage to other films and Directors.


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Country:

Hong Kong | France | China

Language:

English | Japanese

Release Date:

4 June 2009 (Hong Kong) See more »

Also Known As:

Blood: The Last Vampire See more »

Filming Locations:

Dali, Yunnan, China See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$110,029, 12 July 2009

Gross USA:

$257,412

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$5,874,530
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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