Two Orphan Vampires (Blu-ray)

Directed by Jean Rollin

Release Year: 1997
Running Time: 107
UPC: 7 38329 10192 3
Color Type: Color
Country: France
Language: French with optional English subtitles
Genres: Horror, Cult
Select a Format
$24.95 $18.71 (25% off) Buy Blu-ray
Only ships to US & Canada
Booking Inquiry
Cast
Véronique Djaouti
Brigitte Lahaie
Natalie Perrey
Bernard Charnacé
Isabelle Teboul
Alexandra Pic

Crew
Cinematographer Norbert Morfaing-Sintes
Writer Jean Rollin
Composed by Philippe d'Aram
Produced by Lionel Wallmann
Directed by Jean Rollin

TWO ORPHAN VAMPIRES (Les Deux Orphelines Vampires) follows Henriette and Louise (Isabelle Teboul and Alexandra Pic), two blind girls of unknown origin, raised in an orphanage by two adoring nuns. Little do the nuns know, each night as the sun goes down, their "little angels" acquire night vision (they "see blue"), as well as an appetite for blood and teenage mischief.

Rollin's entire filmography, more or less, could be summarized as a poetical consideration of death, termination, and unreality, but coming to terms with his own pending death had a way of affecting how he regarded them (the film was undertaken just as he was diagnosed with kidney failure). Something previously conceptual and child-like, nostalgic and precious in Rollin's work becomes more concrete and dimensional, unflinching and adult. When they commit one violent transgression against their kindly benefactor, the scene's abrupt and awkward brutality recalls the best of Henri-Georges Clouzot.

(excerpt of the essay by Tim Lucas)


Blu-ray Extras Include:
  • Mastered in HD from the original 16mm negative
  • French with optional English subtitles
  • English dubbed version
  • "Memories of a Blue World, the Making of Les Deux Orphelines Vampires," by Daniel Gouyette, featuring interviews with cast and crew of the film (2012, 40 min.)
  • Interview with Jean Rollin, by Rebecca Johnson (2008, 20 min.)
  • 12-page booklet with an essay by Tim Lucas, editor of Video Watchdog
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Original trailers of nine other Rollin films

"Unflinching and adult." - 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 Oct. 18 2021 at 12:33pm
RT' @FilmmakerMag': Kiyoshi Kurosawa talks to' @FCardamenis' about shooting suspense in 8K, creating two separate versions of his film, and tea…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 18 2021 at 12:33pm
RT' @FCardamenis': For' @FilmmakerMag', I spoke to Kiyoshi Kurosawa about shooting Wife of a Spy in 8K and altering it for theatrical release,…
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 18 2021 at 10:03am
Panah Panahi's HIT THE ROAD won Best Film at the' @BFI' London Film Festival! We can't wait to bring this treasure of…' https://t.co/HPDvNdGG9j'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 18 2021 at 10:03am
RT' @BFI': Winner of the #LFF Best Film Award is Panah Panahi's Hit the Road. Watch along #LFFAwards' https://t.co/nstvfC2srb'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 18 2021 at 9:58am
RT' @DEADLINE': BFI London Film Festival 2021 Names ‘Hit The Road’ As Best Film' https://t.co/56NnZOD6rM'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 18 2021 at 9:58am
RT' @THR': Iranian Director Panah Panahi’s ‘Hit the Road’ Wins London Film Festival Top Prize' https://t.co/gLuu8rRkVp'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 17 2021 at 12:12pm
RT' @LuzzuFilm': LUZZU makes it to NYC! Director' @alex_camilleri' speaks about the film during an opening weekend Q&A at' @QuadCinema' 🍿 ' @KinoL…'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 15 2021 at 2:53pm
LUZZU opens today at' @QuadCinema' in NYC +' @laemmle' in LA next weekend before expanding to select cities nationwide.…' https://t.co/L9X2P4HTHt'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 14 2021 at 5:00pm
A uniquely eerie mystery series that paved the way for The X-Files, KOLCHAK: THE NIGHT STALKER is now available on…' https://t.co/GzXwNHIjYV'
'@KinoLorber' on Oct. 14 2021 at 4:06pm
RT' @LuzzuFilm': We're excited to announce that LUZZU is Malta's official submission for the Best International Feature Film Award at the Osc…
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