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Vampyres (2015)

Not Rated | | Horror | 29 May 2015 (Spain)
Deep in the rural English countryside, two tempting daughters of Erebus, the woeful wraith-like phantoms Fran and Miriam, prey on the innocent and the foolishly brave to tread alone.

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Víctor Matellano

Writers:

José Ramón Larraz (story), Víctor Matellano (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Marta Flich Marta Flich ... Fran
Almudena León Almudena León ... Miriam
Alina Nastase Alina Nastase ... Ann
Fele Martínez ... Peter
Verónica Polo ... Harriet (as Veronica P. Bacorn)
Anthony Rotsa Anthony Rotsa ... John
Víctor Vidal Víctor Vidal ... Nolan
Christian Stamm ... Ted
Lone Fleming ... Receptionist
Caroline Munro ... Hotel Owner
Elvira Moliterno Elvira Moliterno ... Blood-Stained Girl
Luis Hacha Luis Hacha ... Rupert
Remedios Darkin Remedios Darkin ... Linda
Antonio Mayans ... Man with Scythe
May Heatherly ... Woman
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Introducing a devilish new spin to the sexy, twisted 1974 cult classic by Joseph Larraz. Vampyres is an up-and-coming remake roaring with raw eroticism, wicked sado-masochistic behavior and bloody, yet all so necessary, creative gore! Victor Matellano (Wax, 2014, Zarpazos! A Journey through Spanish Horror, 2013) directs this allegory set in a regal English manor occupied by two older female vampires and a man they have under lock & key in their basement. Their lives and lifestyle are suddenly turned upside down when three meddlesome campers come upon their lair seeking to uncover their dark secrets; a decision that has unexpected sexual but highly blood-curdling consequences. Written by Vincent Quinn Knight

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Lust for Blood.

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Language:

English

Release Date:

29 May 2015 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

Vampyres - Lust auf Blut See more »

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In Spain was only released in 15 theaters in dubbed version. The film was watched by 750 viewers. See more »

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Fran: Life is so short. Especially yours...
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[prologue] "She sprang from the bed with the force of a savage animal directly to my wound, sucking my life's blood with indescribable voluptuosity." (Le Morte amoureuse, 1836, Téophile Gautier) See more »

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Semi-exploitation but inferior remake , colorfully photographed , and dealing with a lesbian couple kidnapping hikers
17 August 2017 | by ma-cortesSee all my reviews

Spanish terror movie about two Vampyre women who cause dreadful murders , being originally directed by the Spanish craftsman Victor Matellano . It begins with a sentence by Teophile Gautier : ¨She sprang from the bed with the force of a savage animal directly to my wound , sucking my life's blood with undescribable voluptuosity¨. Blood-soaked erotic movie upon two gorgeous Vampyres coerce unsuspecting campers to their castle , a regal English manor , for a good time . Introducing a devilish new spin to the vintage movie directed by Joseph Larraz starred by Marianne Morris and Anulka . Here is told a similar story , a lesbian vampire couple (Marta Flich , Almudena León) who would waylay and kidnap various passers-by , both male and female , to take them captive at their luxurious rural manor . It is an allegory yarn set at a luxury mansion occupied by two tempting female vampires and a man they have under lock & key in their cellar . They ensnare victims with their sexy bodies , they lurk the rude woods preying on the innocent and the foolishly valiant to tread solitary , then chew their blood the old way . But their existences and lifestyles are suddenly turned upside down when three meddlesome hikers camping at a tent come upon their lair seeking to uncover their dark secrets . The campers inevitably , embrace their amazing fate as soon as to be aware that some legends are real . A decision that has unexpected sexual but ominous consequences .

This is an up-and-coming remake based on a classic movie by director José Ramón Larraz released in 1974 , a film called Vampyres . In fact , the film is dedicated and in Memoriam to Jose Ramon Larraz , master of arty gore and soft-core . Here Victor Matellano brings this ghastly and stylish story plagued with eerie intrigue , nudism , wicked sado-masochistic behaviors , highly blood-curdling scenes and murders executed in a creepy mansion . The gorgeous protagonists , Marta Flich , Almudena León , deliver the goods , they are are a pair of beautiful vampires who get victims to pull over by hitchhiking , then they proceed to bring them back to their house and drink their blood . Support cast is pretty good , including some grateful cameos as Caroline Munro , Fele Martínez , Antonio Mayans , Lone Fleming , Conrado San Martin and May Heatherly's last film .

This horror movie results to be entertaining but slow-moving , focusing two vampires abduct trippers and drivers , to hold them at their large mansion in the countryside in order to kill and feed on them to satisfy their insatiable thirst for chew their blood . Their starving wishes seem to carry out terrible deaths , which are impossible to stop . As they feed them wine , have passionate sex , and then stab them to death while drinking their blood . The alluring female Vampyres shared the pleasures of the flesh , bloody hungry , and the horrors of the grave . They unleash their fantastic skills and become even more violent and sadistic . A group that has not yet found a better place to remain attempts to find out the rare events leading to an old mansion in bloody results which end in death .

This frightening movie deliberately told contains thrills , chills , suspense , sleazy images and lots of violence and gore , including obnoxious killings . It is a straight horror film that features gallons of sleaze upon sleaze and a lot of sexualized violence . The screenplay is credited to director José Ramón Larraz along with Victor Matellano. This is a Spanish exploitation from Hammer Vampyres vein , as Victor Matellano based on the original plot from José Larraz takes here and there from ¨The Vampire Lovers" , ¨Carmilla¨, ¨Countess Dracula¨, and ¨Twins of Evil¨ , among others . Sometimes weak screenplay is added to well-staged murders and some gory special effects . Furthermore , a scary and thrilling musical score creates a real terror . Colorful but extremely dark cinematography in Hammer style with glimmer as well as lurid colors .

This imitation to sexy , twisted 1974 cult classic was professionally made -but with no originality- by Victor Matellano and was a flop at box office , in fact in Spain was only released in 15 theaters . Victor is an expert on terror movies , as he also directed : ¨Stop over in the hell¨ , ¨Wax¨ , and Short movies such as ¨La Cañada De Los Ingleses¨ , ¨¡Zarpazos! Un Viaje Por Spanish Horror¨ or ¨A Journey through Spanish Horror¨ , ¨Stacatto¨ and ¨Tío Jess¨ . His films are plenty of raw eroticism , grisly killings and depraved gore .


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