Requiem for a Vampire (DVD)

Directed by Jean Rollin

Release Year: 1973
Running Time: 87
UPC: 7 38329 09552 9
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French with optional English subtitles
Genres: Horror, Erotic, Cult
Select a Format
$19.95 $14.96 (25% off) Buy DVD
Available on digital
Only ships to US & Canada
Booking Inquiry
Cast
Dominique
Marie-Pierre Castel
Mirielle d'Argent
Louise Dhour
Philippe Gasté

Crew
Cinematographer Renan Pollès
Writer Jean Rollin
Composed by Pierre Raph
Produced by Sam Selsky
Directed by Jean Rollin

REQUIEM?FOR?A?VAMPIRE (Requiem pour un vampire) was Jean Rollin’s favorite of all his films. Because he dredged the scenario from his subconscious, and because it was rushed into its written form so quickly (Rollin claimed that he wrote the entire script in only two days), he felt it was his purest work.

True to Rollin’s roots in serials and the Bizarre, the film opens with an action scene already in progress: two women in full clown makeup (Marie-Pierre Castel, Mirielle d’Argent), firing guns at a retaliating car behind them, as a handsome associate mans the steering wheel. This being a Rollin film, we quickly dispense with the man and get on with the general absence of story and the vital accumulation of fetish. Eluding their pursuers, our two clowns continue their never-explained flight on foot, journeying to a cemetery, then a chateau inhabited by “the last of the vampires.”

(excerpt of the essay by Tim Lucas)


DVD Extras Include:
  • Mastered in HD from the 35mm negative
  • French with optional English subtitles
  • English dubbed version
  • Introduction by Jean Rollin
  • “The Shiver of a Requiem,” a documentary featuring interviews with Natalie Perrey and Jean-No�«l Delamarre
  • Interview with Louise Dhour, courtesy of Encore Filmed Entertainment
  • Original theatrical trailers
  • Original trailers of seven other Rollin films

“Rollin’s favorite of all his films. Because he dredged the scenario from his subconscious...it was his purest work.” - Tim Lucas, Editor of VIDEO WATCHDOG


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 3:02pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming April 5th from CODE RED and Kino Lorber! The Violent Breed (1984) • Brand New 2K Master • Theatrical Trailer •…
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 3:00pm
RT' @KLStudioClassic': Coming April 12th! New Year’s Evil (1980) • Brand New 2K Master • Audio Commentary by Director Emmett Alston, Moderat…
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 3:00pm
Set in Central Russia during the Civil War of 1918, Miklós Jancsó’s THE RED AND THE WHITE (1967) details the murder…' https://t.co/0mmmo938WN'
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 2:12pm
RT' @nelliekillian': I've been wanting to do a James Blue program for nearly a decade and now, finally, we open one' @metrograph' tomorrow. Her…
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 12:02pm
"A neorealist take on the Algerian War made with nonprofessional actors, is newly restored and still resonates toda…' https://t.co/PZxO1cxgkn'
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 10:42am
RT' @HDMOVIESOURCE': Kino Lorber set to release Eastern Promises on 4K UHD In March! I think this is a good movie, and I'm really looking for…
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 10:41am
RT' @paulhurt': It’s out with the (not very) old, in with the (restored, 4K) new, courtesy of' @KinoLorber' . Physical media dying? Seems to be…
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 20 2022 at 10:41am
RT' @jbfc_ny': Never one to shy away from provocation, director Bruno Dumont’s FRANCE is “a fantastically pleasurable cinematic delight...bol…
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 19 2022 at 3:00pm
Screen legends Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott electrify the screen in Daniel Petrie’s INHERIT THE WIND (1999), a s…' https://t.co/EaU1HREtjT'
'@KinoLorber' on Jan. 19 2022 at 2:56pm
RT' @HoustonChron': Banned in Iran: MFAH’s Iranian film fest honors outlawed movies' https://t.co/4lHmb8CsGv'
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing dninh@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com