Made in Spain while General Franco was still in power and shown clandestinely, Pere Portabella's extraordinary Vampir Cuadecuc ostensibly follows the filming of Jess Franco's shocker El conde Dracula (Count Dracula, 1970) starring Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom and the exquisite Soledad Miranda. This experimental 'making of' documentary and investigation into the myth of the vampire, becomes a powerful political metaphor for bloodthirsty fascism epitomised by Franco and tyrants like him, a witty allegory with Dracula as the dictator whose demise is certain.

Dispensing almost entirely with dialogue, Portabella utilises an abstract, fabulously idiosyncratic soundscape created by renowned Catalan artist and musician Carles Santos. The effect is surreal and wondrous to behold.

Our release is presented from a new HD transfer of the film and features a new and exclusive interview with director Pere Portabella, plus two short films and more.

DVD SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Vampir Cuadecuc (1971) presented from a new HD restoration from original materials
  • A new interview with director Pere Portabella
  • A new filmed introduction by Will Fowler
  • Pere Portabella s experimental short films La Tempesta (2003) and No Al No (2006).
  • Booklet featuring a new essay on the film by journalist Stanley Schtinter
  • Original soundtrack in 2.0 Dual Mono
     
studio:
  • Second Run
Run Time:
  • 65 mins approx.
Director:
  • Pere Portabella
Certificate:
  • E
Actor:
Subtitle Languages:
  • English
Main Language:
  • English
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Region:
  • 2

Vampir Cuadecuc

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Made in Spain while General Franco was still in power and shown clandestinely, Pere Portabella's extraordinary Vampir Cuadecuc ostensibly follows the filming of Jess Franco's shocker El conde Dracula (Count Dracula, 1970) starring Christopher Lee, Herbert Lom and the exquisite Soledad Miranda. This experimental 'making of' documentary and investigation into the myth of the vampire, becomes a powerful political metaphor for bloodthirsty fascism epitomised by Franco and tyrants like him, a witty allegory with Dracula as the dictator whose demise is certain.

Dispensing almost entirely with dialogue, Portabella utilises an abstract, fabulously idiosyncratic soundscape created by renowned Catalan artist and musician Carles Santos. The effect is surreal and wondrous to behold.

Our release is presented from a new HD transfer of the film and features a new and exclusive interview with director Pere Portabella, plus two short films and more.

DVD SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS:

  • Vampir Cuadecuc (1971) presented from a new HD restoration from original materials
  • A new interview with director Pere Portabella
  • A new filmed introduction by Will Fowler
  • Pere Portabella s experimental short films La Tempesta (2003) and No Al No (2006).
  • Booklet featuring a new essay on the film by journalist Stanley Schtinter
  • Original soundtrack in 2.0 Dual Mono
     
studio:
  • Second Run
Run Time:
  • 65 mins approx.
Director:
  • Pere Portabella
Certificate:
  • E
Actor:
Subtitle Languages:
  • English
Main Language:
  • English
Number of Discs:
  • 1
Region:
  • 2
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