Daughters of Darkness
Daughters of Darkness (1971)

International screen icon Delphine Seyrig (of LAST YEAR AT MARIENBAD fame) stars as Elizabeth Bathory, an ageless Countess with a beautiful young 'companion' (Goth goddess Andrea Rau) and a legendary legacy of perversion. But when… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 25, 1998
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Critic Score: 70% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Delphine Seyrig's silver lame presence and Harry Kumel's evocative direction make this an above-par vampire tale.

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James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk

a purposefully difficult-to-classify hybrid of European art-film austerity and borderline campy erotic-horror excess

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Film4

An exotic, erotic re-working of the legend of vampire Elisabeth Bathor.

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Kim Newman
Electric Sheep

Creepily, delicately sophisticated, with a witty, evocative score by Francois de Roubaix and an interesting, unusual set of monstrous mannerisms.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Makes decadence drolly enchanted

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Mystifyingly overrated horror flick that moves like fire hydrant in winter

Michael Nordine
Film Threat

Not a single death is drawn out for effect -- indeed, most aren't even on purpose.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Lesbian-themed vintage vampire flick.

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Flixster Audience Score: 62% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
Gothic 70's horror that's a little too methodical and calibrated to be taken seriously. A bit of atmosphere, a bit of titillation and a bit of… More
Greg S
Newlyweds, comprised of an ingénue bride and a groom with a mysteriously troubled past, find their honeymoon wrecked when the Countess Bathory and her enticing… More
AJ Verser
This sort of reminded me of Rollin's vampire movies because of the atmospheric shots in between scenes, but I didn't like that we don't get to… More
Dr Blood  
Although it is a bit slow, this adds to the considerable sexual tension which is unrelenting throughout the film.
Lee ?
Slow atmospheric tale of a seductive couple of vamp chicks. It was OK I suppose. I enjoyed the creepy setting of the film and the bare flesh which is exposed… More
Eric Broome
A stylish vampire flick with a sexy lesbian twist, "Daughters of Darkness" is almost fantastic. Its saturated reds and blues are a feast for the eyes,… More