Dracula (1979)


(out of 5)

Palatable version of Bram Stoker’s novel is one of the most romantic interpretations of the tale yet, so those who didn’t think Coppola’s version was scary enough should probably skip this one too.  plays the title character, a bloodsucking Romeo who sets his sights on the lovely neck of . When the men closest to her discover that they are dealing with a vampire, they immediately set out to destroy his evil and save her innocent soul. Lovely cinematography and fun visual effects (look, he’s a bat again!) contribute to a deliciously moody atmosphere, but in the end the story is a tragedy of love. However you feel about that should probably guide your desire to see it or not.

The Mirisch Corporation

USA/United Kingdom, 1979

Directed by 

Screenplay by , based on the play by , , from the novel by

Cinematography by

Produced by

Music by

Production Design by

Costume Design by

Film Editing by

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