Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht (Count Dracula)
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Nachts, wenn Dracula erwacht (Count Dracula)
This doggedly faithful adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel about a vampiric nobleman was helmed by cult director Jesus Franco. Despite its textual loyalty and atmospheric photography by Manuel Merino, the film -- a co-production from Spain, Italy, Germany, and Liechtenstein -- is plodding and dull. Even Christopher Lee (in an uncharacteristically weak performance as Dracula), Klaus Kinski (as the mad Renfield), and seven credited screenwriters cannot make this confused, distant film worthwhile. Cult filmmaker Bruno Mattei edited the Italian version, and scenes were later used in Calvin… More

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"It's a good effort by all, even if it does fall short of complete success."
‑ Matt Brunson, Creative Loafing
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