About

Traveler Allan Gray arrives in the village of Courtempierre and takes lodgings in a small inn. Gray has a great interest in the supernatural, particularly vampires. He's barely settled in when he feels a sinister force descending upon him. In the night an old man enters his room to tell him 'she must not die'. One of the old man's daughters, Leone, has been bitten by a vampire. In order to break t...

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Directed by

Carl Theodor Dreyer

Written by

Carl Theodor Dreyer (Screenplay)
Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu (Novel)
Christen Jul (Screenplay)

Runtime

83 minutes

Country

Germany, France

Language

German

Cast

Keywords

dream vampire based on novel or book black and white castle gothic horror inn anemia traveler

Lists

#222 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#59 on The 100 best horror films TimeOut