"Buxom vamps and bloodthirsty beauties abound in this
thriller showcasing the netherworld's most voluptuous vampire who's dead-set on
sticking it to men! Carmilla barely shows her age; she has a great body, milky
white skin and ... a thirst for blood. traveling the countryside searching for
victims, she wastes no time in quenching that thirst with the best looking villagers
she can find. Planning to seduce her way into eternity, she unleashes a murderous
sexual massacre on a small town. but leave it to the local gentry to fight back
... as the men plot to drive a stake through the heart of this sexy, savage, killer"
little slow, but an interesting story of female predatory vampires terrorizing
a small community. Features beautiful women with semi-transparent night dresses
- saucy now, positively racy for its time!
A refreshingly different persepective.
plot is perhaps a little too predictable, and the weird conceit that a vampire
cannot rest if you steal its shroud is, frankly, just too silly. And as for the
occasional flashes to the comedy vampire giggling on a horse ... what was that
Cushing and Cole wasted as lead men - who needs them, really?
movie, and the two sequels, is based on Sheridan LeFanu's Carmilla.
Director: Roy Ward Baker
Starring: Ingrid Pitt, George Cole, Peter
Cushing, Pippa Steele, Madeleine Smith, Dawn Adams, Kate O'Mara
August 16, 2004
The Hammer "LeFanu" Series