Tale of a Vampire

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Tale of a Vampire ★★½ 1992 (R)

In present day London, ageless vampire Alex (Sands) still mourns his long-lost vampiric love, Virginia, when he meets Anne (Hamilton) (who resembles Virginia). Alex doesn't know he's being stalked by Virginia's husband, Edgar (Cranham), also a vampire. Edgar decides to use Anne (with whom Alex has fallen in love) as bait, in a revenge plot. A tiny budget and slow pacing mar the film's fine visual style and good work by the two male leads. Film debut for director Sato. 93m/C VHS . GB Julian Sands, Kenneth Cranham, Suzanna Hamilton; D: Shimako Sato; W: Jane Corbett, Shimako Sato; M: Julian Joseph.