Dracula: The Dark Prince

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Dracula: The Dark Prince ★★½ Dark Prince: The True Story of Dracula 2001 (R)

Costume bio on the life of Vlad the Impalder AKA Vlad Dracula (Martin). In the 15th century, Vlad and his brother are captured by the Turkish sultan who rules over their native Romania. During their captivity, the boys' father (the country's regent) is killed and when Vlad returns home years later he seeks to expel the Turks and rule himself. But his dreams of a unified country are undermined by tragedy and his own brutality. 89m/C VHS, DVD . Rudolf Martin, Jane March, Peter Weller, Roger Daltrey, Michael Sutton, Christopher Brand; D: Joe Chappelle; W: Thomas Baum; C: Dermott Downs; M: Frankie Blue. CABLE