Blood and Roses

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Blood and Roses ★★ Et Mourir de Plaisir 1961

A girl who is obsessed with her family's vampire background becomes possessed by a vampire and commits numerous murders. The photography is good, but the plot is hazy and only effective in certain parts. Based on the story “Carmilla” by Sheridan Le Fanu. Later remade as “The Vampire Lovers” and “The Blood-Spattered Bride.” 74m/C VHS . FR IT Mel Ferrer, Elsa Martinelli, Annette (Stroyberg) Va-dim, Marc Allegret, Jacques-Rene Chauffard, Serge Marquand, Gabriella Farinon, Alberto Bo-nucci, Nathalie Le Foret; D: Roger Vadim; W: Roger Vadim, Claude Martin, Roger Vailand, Claude Brule; C: Claude Renoir; M: Jean Prodromides.