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The Vampire Lovers

  • Film

Time Out says

The film which made Ingrid Pitt a major horror movie cult figure (she plays a voracious lesbian vampire). Based on Sheridan Le Fanu's Carmilla, it is well mounted and enjoyable, with solid performances: the pre-credits sequence, in particular, has a dreamy beauty. But some of the action is a bit flat; and overall it marks the point at which vampirism in British movies became so overtly erotic that the films virtually ceased to be about anything except sex. Later examples of the strain were to become terribly monotonous.
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Release Details

  • Duration:91 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:Roy Ward Baker
  • Screenwriter:Tudor Gates
  • Cast:
    • Ingrid Pitt
    • Pippa Steele
    • Madeleine Smith
    • Peter Cushing
    • George Cole
    • Dawn Addams
    • Douglas Wilmer
    • Jon Finch
    • Kate O'Mara
    • Ferdy Mayne
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