Embrace of the Vampire

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Embrace of the Vampire
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Film poster for Embrace of the Vampire
Directed by Anne Goursaud
Produced by Alan Mruvka
Marilyn Vance
Ladd Vance
Matt Ferro
Written by Rick Bitzelberger,
Nicole Coady
Starring Alyssa Milano
Martin Kemp
Rebecca Ferratti
Glori Gold
Seana "Shawna" Ryan
Sabrina Allen
Harold "Harrison" Pruett
Jennifer Tilly
Distributed by New Line Cinema
Release date(s) 3 June 1995 (Netherlands)
Running time 92 min
Country  United States
Language English
Budget US$800,000 (estimated)

Embrace of the Vampire is a 1995 vampire horror film rated R by the MPAA for strong sexuality, violence and language. A more graphic version (which is 1 minute longer than the rated R version) which is not rated is also available in North America. It was filmed in Faribault, Minnesota, US. In 2013, a direct-to-video remake by Anchor Bay Home Entertainment was released starring Sharon Hinnendael.

Plot[edit]

Charlotte is a "chaste" good girl, who is having some very bad dreams about sex. Her dreams are the only place where her dream lover is a dark, handsome vampire; however, that is a bit of a dilemma for her real-life boyfriend, who is not quite as fascinating as the vampire dream boy. Charlotte is given the choice between staying with her life as she knows it, or becoming a part of the vampire's world. There is also the usual struggle between such opposing entities, as Charlotte sees that not only does she have to choose between her boyfriend and her mysterious nighttime visitor, but also between light and dark, and good and evil. In the end, after briefly kissing Milo and being interrupted by Eliza, the campus slut (who was killed by the vampire by banging her head against the wall, then licking the blood from the wall), she ends up having the dream one last time. This time, the vampire is telling her to come to him, as he believes there is nothing left for her here (on earth). After some dream scenes, finally, Charlotte is in the tower with the vampire. Chris (her boyfriend) is there, but the vampire pushes Chris away, and is about to put the bite on her when she utters Chris's name; he at first tells her not to think of Chris and instead think of himself and her as a couple. Then, after Charlotte utters Chris's name again, the vampire then says that she cannot take his life to the eternal life, and disappears. Charlotte and Chris wake up in the morning and kiss, and the vampire is destroyed while laying in a sunbeam.

Cast[edit]

  • Alyssa Milano as Charlotte Wells
  • Martin Kemp as The Vampire
  • Harold Pruett as Chris (credited as Harrison Pruett)
  • Jordan Ladd as Eliza
  • Rachel True as Nicole
  • Charlotte Lewis as Sarah
  • Jennifer Tilly as Marika
  • Rebecca Ferratti as Princess
  • Glori Gold as Nymph I
  • Seana "Shawna" Ryan as Nymph II
  • Sabrina Allen as Nymph III
  • Robbin Julien as Rob
  • Christopher Utesch as Guy in Hallway
  • David Portlock as Peter
  • Gregg Vance as Jonathan
  • John Riedlinger as Milo
  • Ladd Vance as Mark
  • Lynn Philip Seibel as The Professor

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