The Countess
The Countess (2009)

Julie Delpy directs and stars in this biography of Erzebet Bathory, the 17th century countess whose love of a younger man drove her to madness and beyond. At the dawn of the 17th century, Countess Bathory was the most powerful woman in… More

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Release Date: October 24, 2011
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Boyd van Hoeij
Variety

Wacky tale of a woman who killed virgins for their blood to keep her skin wrinkle-free might get some traction in Central Europe, where it is set, but won't make it past the Europudding label elsewhere.

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Harvey S. Karten
Compuserve

A bizarre tale of a vampiric countess performed with stilted, faux-Shakespearean dialogue

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Carlos Magalhães
Despite its first-rate costume design and Erzsébet Báthory being such a fascinating subject, this flawed historical drama seems more like a soap-opera that… More
Jennifer Xu
It's pretty one-note but bonechilling and believable enough to work. This isn't really the epic period love film I always dreamed it would be, but… More
MisterYoda ?
three stars!!
familiar stranger
When we go through history, we sometimes come across legends that we find impossible to exist in real life. But fact is stranger than fiction and this world is… More
Cynthia S.
True story? Who knows. Story derived from legend? Absolutely. Famous for her obsession with virgin blood, the story of Countess Elizabeth Bathory is a… More
Drew Smith
When I think of Julie Delpy's acting accomplishments, I think of women who never fail to be realistic, outspoken and most of all, contemporary. In many… More