Psychedelic Sex Vampires: Jean Rollin Cinema (Cult Movie Specials)

Psychedelic Sex Vampires: Jean Rollin Cinema (Cult Movie Specials)

Psychedelic Sex Vampires: Jean Rollin Cinema (Cult Movie Specials)

An illustrated appreciation of the films of Jean Rollin, the cult French film director best-known for his surrealistic depictions of vampires, sex, and horror. With 140 photographs and poster images, including 40 pages in full colour; an interview with Jean Rollin; an introductory essay on his films; a complete illustrated filmography; and a foreword by noted film writer Ado Kyrou. The book features extended photographic sections on each of Rollin's notorious :vampire Quartet" - The Rape Of The vampire, The Nude Vampire, The Shiver Of The Vampires, and Requiem For A Vampire - as well as dozens of images from his other films.

About the Author
Jack Hunter is author and editor of over 20 previous books on cinema, including EROS IN HELL and MOONCHILD, as well as the popular book on Japanese art, DREAM SPECTRES, and the counter-culture classic FREAK BABYLON.

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Since 1968 English-speaking cinephiles have tended to resist Jean Rollin's work, his descents into hermetically sealed worlds of desolate châteaus, solitary vampires and violent seduction, and above all the bizarre genius and poetic imagery...

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