The Vampyr

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The Vampyr ★★ 1992

Uncut version of the BBC musical production about a lustful vampire. Text sets present-day lyrics to the 1827 opera by Heinrich Marschner. Vampire Ripley (Ebrahim) has just been set free in London after having been trapped in an underground tomb for 200 years. Unless he puts the bite on three lovely ladies within three days he will be condemned to eternal damnation. Everyone gets to sing in the nude. Surreally amusing. 115m/C VHS . GB Omar Ebrahim, Willemijn Van Gent, Fiona O'Neill, Sally-Ann Shepherdson; D: Nigel Finch; C: Chris Seager.