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Exclusive clip: Two girls become blood sisters in “CARMILLA”

Friday, July 17, 2020 | Exclusive, News

By MICHAEL GINGOLD

The new screen adaptation of J. Sheridan Le Fanu’s vampire classic sees release today.

Writer/director Emily Harris’ CARMILLA (based on Le Fanu’s 1872 novella that previously inspired Roger Vadim’s BLOOD AND ROSES, Hammer’s THE VAMPIRE LOVERS and numerous other movies) is now available as a Virtual Cinema title from Film Movement; go here https://www.filmmovement.com/carmilla#playing for viewing options.

Hannah Rae, Devrim Lingnau, Tobias Menzies, Greg Wise and Jessica Raine star; the synopsis: “Isolated from the outside world, 15-year-old Lara [Rae] lives in seclusion on a vast country estate with her father and strict governess Miss Fontaine [Raine]. Late one evening, a mysterious carriage crash brings a young girl [Lingnau] into their home to recuperate. Lara immediately becomes enchanted by this strange visitor who arouses her curiosity and awakens her burgeoning desires.”

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM, IndieWire.com, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.