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Sex has always been an undercurrent in vampire movies. When Christopher Lee as Dracula chowed down on a new victim on screen there was always a hint of orgasmic pleasure. And when censorship relaxed, filmmakers exploited the breasts and blood angle with wicked abandon.
Great essay. I've only seen one Rollin film Lips of Blood but your writeup. Lips of Blood is fantastic, one of my favorite Rollin movies. He's become a real favorite for me lately, such a distinctive and strange sensibility.
French director Jean Rollin — infamous for his arty, sexy and bizarre vampire flicks — died last month aged Rollin started making films in with Les Amours Jaunes, a short about a man walking on a beach to the accompaniment of a poem. The plot, such as it is, concerns four women who are thought to be vampires forced to keep away from the nearby village by unhappy locals.
Gary is keen on several film props. He will trade them for some erotic posters of female vampires. In his first e-mail, Gary asks you for an old video tape of his movie "Tap Hotel".
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Frederic is a maternally-dominated young man who by chance is awakened to a dormant childhood memory while attending the launch party of a new perfume. Of all his films, it perhaps best transcends his tendencies toward the poetical and arcane, while remaining at the same time true to his most personal, recurring obsessions: childhood, nostalgia, lost love, romantic quests, the cinema, obsolescence. Jean Rollin — was a French film director, actor, and novelist. His career, spanning over fifty years, is perhaps most associated with his first four vampire classics Le viol du vampireLa vampire nueLe frisson des vampiresand Requiem pour un vampire
Would you like to tell us about a lower price? If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? In it he mixes elements of science fiction, vampirism and eroticism in a truly magical way, mixing stunning colours, elaborate costumes, sexuality and dream-like visuals into a truly sumptuous mix of the surreal and the unreal.
Far from the sterile enviroment usually associated with this type of setting, the brightly coloured bottles on display and the contours of exposed flesh elevate the mundane to the magical right from the first frames. It's this meeting of innocents despite one of them perceived as being a nefarious creature of the night that allows the filmmaker to dive into his dissection of Parisian class structures, and the upper crust's elemental desire to extend life to infinity, just to further indulge bourgeoise whims. For Rollin, the vampire became a symbol that staunchly stood against the ways the mythical creature was used by his English genre contemporaries and predecessors, as the essay continues:. Rollin subverts the trope of the vampire into one of enlightenment and transcendence, a far cry from the bloodsucking wretches hiding in the shadows of Hammer Horror.