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Stylish modern-day vampire thriller is in parts horror, romantic melodrama and police procedural. Medical researcher Steven Grlscz (Jude Law) is cursed with the need to consume a woman’s love before his need for their blood inevitably leads to their demise. Two detectives (Timothy Spall and Jack Davenport) are investigating Steven because of the unsolved murder of his former girlfriend when he meets and is enraptured by Anne (Elina Löwensohn) and tries to break the pattern. With a screenplay by Paul Hoffman, based on his novel of the same name, this unusual, moody vampire film explores the nature of love and lust, ritual and religion, good and evil, life and death.

Unfairly dismissed upon its original release and retitled to Immortality for its US distribution, this unique film has been out of circulation in the UK for over twenty years. Theatrical screening rights remaining unavailable, Lost Vampires is proud to present this fascinating genre hybrid as a big screen Blu-ray presentation at the Etcetera Theatre in Camden.

Wisdom Title

Directed by Pho Chih Leong
UK 1998
Colour 98 minutes


Jude Law
Elina Löwensohn
Timothy Spall
Kerry Fox
Jack Davenport