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Daughters of Darkness-The red lips of Satan (1971)

A newly married couple, Stefan and Valerie, stopped at a hotel in Ostan due to train delays that resulted in them losing a ship for England. There are aware of the mysterious, charming and eccentric Countess Mpatori with the escort of Ilona. Simultaneously occurring some mysterious murders of young and beautiful girls to arouse the interest of Stéphane.
Overview
Σκηνοθεσία

Harry Kümel

Παραγωγή

Paul Coilet, Alain C. Guilleaume

Σενάριο

Harry Kümel, J.J. Amiel, Pierre Drouot

Ηθοποιοί

Delphine Seyrig, Danielle Ouimet, John Karlen, Andrea Rau

Μουσική

François de Roubaix

Εταιρείες Παραγωγής

Showking Films, Maya Films, Ciné Vog Films, Roxy Film

Γνωστή και ως

The Red Lips, Le Rouge aux lèvres, Blood on the Lips, Children of the Night, Erzebeth, The Promise of Red Lips, The Red Lips, The Redness of the Lips

Πρωτότυπος Τίτλος

Les lèvres rouges

Διάρκεια

1 Hour and 27 Minutes (87 Minutes)

Χώρα

Belgium, France, West Germany

Γλώσσα

English

Σλόγκαν

These are the Daughters of Darkness... They are waiting for you - They thrive on BLOOD

Έτος

1971

ΚΡΙΤΙΚΗ

It is a film full of eroticism and sensuality with the vampires. It was a favorite theme and genre of that era to movies sensual content with the specific theme, other times with more intense connotations and other times with milder. This I believe is somewhere in the middle. The whole eroticism played among the protagonists of the film although the protagonist does not remain and this unsatisfying! It is a co-production between Belgium, Germany and France. Watch the story of Báthory Komissas although is slightly distorted. It has no particular surprises because from the beginning we are given to understand who is behind the killings, what is the Countess and how it will evolve.

Horror Trivia

Filmed entirely in English, although the actors were Germans, Belgians and French people and hear their own voices and for this reason we have and heavy accent when they speak.

Good performances, very good picture, good storyline. The term is somewhat large for the topic with which it deals and some scenes might also be a bit unnecessary and evolution is not as fast as I would like. The characters in places seem curious, frivolous and naive. Didn't we learn many things for them, just guessing and we assume as the film progresses. Very nice soundtrack and the atmosphere of the movie compensates for any disadvantages. Entypwsiakotati the Delphine Seyrig in the role of Komissas Mpatori. For those who are keen on this kind of films I think will especially enjoy.

Daughters of Darkness

Movie Review Highlights
  • The occurrence of Komissas in the hotel.
  • The seduction of Stéphane.
  • The last ten minutes of the film.

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Διαβάθμιση Gore:
5 = Ατελείωτο λουτρό αίματος - 4 = Πολύ αιματοβαμμένο - 3 = Αιματοβαμμένο - 2 = Ελάχιστα αιματοβαμμένο - 1 = Σταγόνες αίματος - 0 = Ανυπαρξία αίματος

Διαβάθμιση Βαθμολογίας:
5 = Αριστουργηματικό! - 4 = Πολύ καλό - 3 = Καλό - 2,5 = Μέτριο - 2 = Κακό - 1 = Πολύ κακό - 0 = Δεν βλέπεται με τίποτα!

Positives

The atmosphere and the photo of the film.

Negatives

The course of some unnecessary scenes and characters not unfold quite leaving us some gaps.

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Good movie in General, belongs to the field of cult film sensual. Has some gaps and weaknesses but the atmosphere and aesthetics of the saves from being characterized as moderate.

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I love good cinema in all its kinds. But horror movies are my favorite. Nothing compares to a good horror movie. So I consider it my duty to inform you, horror fans for classical and not just horror movies. To remember the old and young people learn.