Daughters (1971)




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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 the two women seducea a troubled newlywed couple (Canadian beauty Danielle Ouimet and John Karlen of DARK SHADOWS and CAGNEY & LACEY), they unleash a frenzy of sudden violence and depraved desire that shocked both art house audiences and grindhouse crowds worldwide.
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Critic Reviews for Daughters

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (2)

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

Full Review… | September 9, 2009
Top Critic

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

Full Review… | November 4, 2013
Electric Sheep

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

Full Review… | October 25, 2011
Film Threat

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

Full Review… | March 4, 2011
Q Network Film Desk

Makes decadence drolly enchanted

Full Review… | December 8, 2009

Lesbian-themed vintage vampire flick.

Full Review… | February 5, 2007
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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 schlock.

Randy Tippy
Randy Tippy

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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 see any fangs, and it tries to be erotic, but it isn't explicit enough. Another part I liked was the ending, though, it was really cool. Overall this could be a great movie if they dared to go a bit further.

Aj V
Aj V

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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 quite often. It's not particularly gory though and it was a little dull at times. Caused quite a stir on its release back in the day, but it's lost its shock value.

Lee ?
Lee ?

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