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

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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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

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 V
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