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Requiem pour un Vampire

Requiem for a Vampire
Caged Virgins / Vierges et Vampires / Virgins and Vampires / The Crazed Vampire / The Sex Vampire / Dungeon of Terror

France 1971
produced by
Sam Selsky for Les Films ABC
directed by Jean Rollin
starring Marie-Pierre Castel, Mireille D'Argent, Philippe Gasté, Dominique, Louise Dhour, Michel Delesalle, Antoine Mosin, Olivier Francois, Dominique Toussaint, Paul Bisciglia, Agnès Petit, Agnes Jacquet, Anne-Rose Kurra
written by Jean Rollin, music by Pierre Raph

review by
Mike Haberfelner

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A car is getting away from a crimescene (presumably, it's never quite explained - and needn't be) containing 2 clowns (!) and their driver, with another car following close behind, shooting at the first car ... but the clowns are shooting back. Somehow the clowncar does manage to shake the other one, but the driver is lethally wounded. The two clowns burn the car and the driver with it, then take off through the countryside. At the first convenient place, our clowns take off their make up and dress up and turn out to be two teenage girls, blonde Marie (Marie-Pierre Casel) and brunette Michelle (Mireille D'Argent).

Soon, the two are looking for a place where they can spend the night unseen, and soon enough stumble over and old graveyard (where Michelle is even buried alive temporarily).At first the graveyard seems a little odd but nothing more, but when the girls go investigate a bit closer, they stumble over a mutilated corpse, a chapel full of skeletons, and ultimately ... vampires. Our girls try to run, or to fight the vampires, but to no avail, soon enough they are brought to the head vampire, the Last Vampire, and are initiated, after which they faint.

The next day our girls wake up, and their first thought is to run, but no matter where they run, they always end up back at the vampire's castle at the edge of the cemetary. Then they decide they have to kill the Last Vampire, but ultimately are kept from staking him by him and his minions. KInstead they are to be taught to be vampires and are soon ordered to lure new victims to the vampire's domain ...

The next day, virginal Marie and Michelle use their lovely bodies to seduce two men. But while Michelle, as told, brings her man to the castle, where he is knocked out before he can as much as touch her nake d body, Marie feels pity - and even love - with her victim, Frédéric (Philippe Gasté), and allows him to deflower her just outside the castle, then hides him somewhere at the cemetary ... and at night she claims she did not find any victim. But when the Last Vampire checks, he finds out Marie is no longer a virgin, and concludes that she must hide a live man somewhere. Soon she is whipped violently by her friend Michelle, who hates torturing her friend - but when a fellow vampire threatens to stab the tied up Marie, Michelle instead knocks her out and makes a daring escape with Marie - to no real avail, since the vampires are too many, and soon enough, they land right in front of the Last Vampire. But the Last Vampire shows mercy: He tells them he really is the last of the old vampire race, the others are only wannabes, only one of them is even slightly infected, but he feels his days numbered, but he wants to put an end to that silly thing right here and now ...

And while he lies down in his crypt to die, the girls successfully shoot their way out of the cemetary.


On the outside, this might sound like more of the same inside of director Jean Rollin's universe of young girls and vampires, and indeed it is another film that blends pulp and poetry, sex and surrealism, as we are used from Jean Rollin. Still, even in his cinematic world, the film seems unusual, and maybe even more personal than Rollin's other films: It tells its story in fragments at best - it doesn't tell why the girls are on the lam, why they are dressed as clowns, why they always carry guns, why they have to hide in a cemetary, why the vampire ahs so many followers, why the girls suddenly find a mutilated corpse or why human arms seem to be growing out of the walls of the vampire's castle ... and somehow the film doesn't have to. Instead the viewer is presented with strong, lyrical imagery, and a story that follows the logic of a strange dream, maybe a nightmare. And amidst all that, Rollin always manages to keep the viewer entertained ! Very possibly his best film.

Highly recommended !!


review © by Mike Haberfelner


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