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La fille de Dracula (1972)

Country of Origin: France / Spain / Portugal
Year of Production: 1972
Running Times: 87 mins (France)     89 mins (Argentina)
Format: Eastmancolor
Ratio:
Sound:

CREDITS

PRODUCTION
Production Companies: C.F.F.P. / Interfilm
Producer: Victor De Costa

SCRIPT
Script: Jess Franco (real name: Jesus Franco)

DIRECTION
Director: Jess Franco (real name: Jesus Franco)

PHOTOGRAPHY
Director of Photography: Jose Climent

MUSIC
Music: Rene Sylviano (rn: Daniel J. White, Jesus Franco)

CAST
Britt Nichols (Luisa Karlstein)
Anne Libert (real name: Josiane Gibert) (Karine)
Alberto Dalbés (Inspector Ptuschko)
Howard Vernon (real name: Mario Lippert) (Count Karlstein)
Jesus Franco (Cyril Jefferson)
Luis Barboo
Fernando Bilbao (Charlie)
Eduarda Pimenta
Yelena Samarina (Ana Kramer)
Daniel J. White (Count Max Karlstein)
Lina Romay (Miss Edith)
Carmen Carbonnel (Baroness Karlstein)

PLOT SUMMARY

Luisa arrives at her grandmother's deathbed to hear that her family has been cursed, that her ancestor the Baron Karlstein was a vampire. Despite this, and the murder of a local woman in her bath, Luisa decides to move into the family mansion, sharing it with her uncle Baron Max Karlstein, her cousin Karine, the sinister caretaker Cyril and the family curse...

AVAILABILITY

France
Video Distributor: Discop (Collection L'Etalon); Videobox

CENSORSHIP HISTORY

Argentina
Rating: 18

ALTERNATIVE TITLES

Daughter of Dracula
A Filha de Dracula
- Portugese title
La hija de Drácula - Spanish title
De vloek van Dracula - Dutch title

REFERENCES

MAGAZINES

Absurd no.8 (UK)

BOOKS

The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide p.75
credits, review

Obsession - The Films of Jesus Franco pp.89-90
illustrated credits, review (by Lucas Balbo)

OTHER SOURCES

Sex, Shocks and Sadism p.23 (USA)
credits, review

Video Search of Miami Catalogue September 1991 p.11 (USA)
credits, review

KEYWORDS

curses, dracula, lesbianism, pianos, sex, vampires

 


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