La Novia Ensangrentada (The Blood Spattered Bride) (Blood Castle)
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La Novia Ensangrentada (The Blood Spattered Bride) (Blood Castle)
Vicente Aranda directed this erotic horror film, continuing themes which he had explored in the previous year's Exquisite Cadaver. Alexandra Bastedo stars as a lesbian vampire who woos frigid newlywed Maribel Martin away from her husband Simon Andreu on their honeymoon. Aranda fills the film with haunting imagery, gorgeously photographed by veteran cinematographer Fernando Arribas, and the story's sometimes illogical twists are compensated for with heavy, skillfully-crafted atmosphere. The American video print of this stylish vampire film is missing almost 20 minutes, so viewers are… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 100%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"When it comes to florid and fevered 70s horror and sexploitation, it doesn't get much better than this haunted, gothic - and yes, a bit cheesy - fantasy."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson,
"Just don't expect it to be all that intelligent."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews