An eerie, atmospheric and fetishist film, wallowing in a guilty sense of perversion and sin and filled with wandering naked women, sadistic rituals and Satanic Masses.
Rollin’s first feature, a grandiose erotic pulp melodrama about an attempt to free two girls from a vampire curse, was greeted with violent protests when originally released in Paris.
A surreal mix of hippie vampires, lesbian seduction and moonlight ceremonies in a graveyard bathed in red and blue light.
Born in 1938, Jean Rollin made his full-length feature debut in 1968 with the stunning Le viol du vampire, which caused a riot in Paris. This was the first in a series of erotic vampire movies, which combine pulp imagery with the plot mechanics of serials. His movies tell conventional horror stories in the most… Continue reading HOMMAGE Jean Rollin