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The Shiver of the Vampires (1971)

Le frisson des vampires (original title)
R | | Horror | January 1978 (USA)
A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.

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Complete credited cast:
Sandra Julien ...
Isa
Jean-Marie Durand ...
Antoine
Jacques Robiolles ...
2nd vampire
Michel Delahaye ...
1st vampire
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Maid (as Marie-Pierre)
Kuelan Herce ...
Maid
Nicole Nancel ...
Isabelle
Dominique ...
Isolde
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A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple.

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(reconstructed German cut)

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1.66 : 1
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Perhaps it's a matter of personal taste...
29 January 2001 | by See all my reviews

Perhaps it's a matter of personal taste, or the lack thereof; I love Jean Rollin movies, and this Rollin film in particular I've seen several times. Of all the European erotic horror of the sixties and seventies, Rollin's movies most effectively maintain a certain morbid psychedelic vibe, a genuinely Gothic atmosphere, which most of his peers' work only captures fitfully, at best. "Shiver of the Vampires" was the movie that firmly established my fondness for this entire genre; and if it sounds interesting to you, do yourself a favor and seek it out, especially the Redemption DVD, which is gorgeously mastered from (according to the liner notes) the director's own print.


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