Virgin Among the Living Dead is held in high regard by Franco fans. Made shortly after the unexpected death of his muse, Soledad Miranda, it’s seen as a more personal, revelatory film than the turgid work-for-hire assignments he was churning out at the same time. It’s the only Franco film ... Read review
"A film only review. A DVD costs £3 on amazon, but if you really want to see this, a region 1 DVD for about a tenner is the better option, as it contains a more complete cut of the film.
Jesus Franco has his fans. Although he’s one of the most trying horror directors around, his films do have the occasional flash of visual inspiration, and so he’s picked up a modest cult following. On paper his films – which invariably include nudity, lesbianism ..."
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A castle named the Monserrat Mansion forms the foreboding backdrop to this creepy chiller from legendary horror maestro Jess Franco. Cristina Reiner arrives to witness the reading of her fathers will, only to discover that the rest of her family are already there, awaiting the impending death of Cristina's stepmother. The creepy family members soon appear to have an ulterior motive for their presence, a fact confirmed by the ghost of Cristina's father who appears when death finally catches up with the ailing stepmother. Her attempt to escape the house, and her evil relatives, provide some ghoulish delights in this cult classic.
Christina Von Blanc, Britt Nichols, Howard Vernon, Paul Muller
18 years and over
1 hour 25 minutes
World Cinema Feature Film
Country Of Origin
Christina is called to a small village for the reading of her father's will. Soon after meeting her peculiar family her nights are filled with apparitions and supernatural happenings. French dialogue with subtitles.
Production Year: 2004 - Drama - Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet - Original Language: French - Classification: 15 years and over - Starring: Audrey Tautou, Gaspard Ulliel, Jean-Pierre Becker, Dominique Bettenfeld, Clovis Cornillac