Fascination

Overview

This erotic horror film from controversial cult director Jean Rollin is among his best. Set in 1916, it tells the story of a thief who seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva Brigitte Lahaie and Elizabeth Franca Mai. The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult of blood-drinking aristocrats. The film's most striking sequence has Eva slashing her way through a group of armed peasants with a large scythe. Filled with Rollin's typically heady mix of sex, violence, and ...
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Overview

This erotic horror film from controversial cult director Jean Rollin is among his best. Set in 1916, it tells the story of a thief who seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva Brigitte Lahaie and Elizabeth Franca Mai. The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult of blood-drinking aristocrats. The film's most striking sequence has Eva slashing her way through a group of armed peasants with a large scythe. Filled with Rollin's typically heady mix of sex, violence, and hallucinatory visuals, Fascination may be the most accessible introduction to his unique body of work.
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Special Features

Two Deleted Sex Scenes; "Virgins and Vampires," a 24-minute profile of Rollin with extensive interviews, from the TV series Eurotika!; ; 20-Page Booklet with an essay by Tim Lucas, Editor of Video Watchdog; Original Theatrical Trailer; Original Trailers of four other Rollin Films
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/24/2012
  • UPC: 738329086428
  • Original Release: 1979
  • Source: Kino Video
  • Presentation: Wide Screen / Subtitled
  • Time: 1:21:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 42,628

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Brigitte Lahaie Eva
Jean-Marie Lemaire
Fanny Magier
Franca Mai Elizabeth
Muriel Montossé
Sophie Noel
Evelyne Thomas
Cyril Val
Technical Credits
Jean Rollin Director, Screenwriter
Philippe d'Aram Score Composer
Joe De Lara Producer
Georgie Fromentin Cinematographer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Fascination
1. Cure for Anemia [:10]
2. Gold Crazy [6:18]
3. Chateau Invasion [7:05]
4. A Little Surprise [9:40]
5. Gunfight [10:43]
6. The Little Death [3:56]
7. Mysterious Danger [9:25]
8. The Reunion [7:36]
9. Midnight [11:52]
10. The Secret [8:55]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Fascination
   Play Film
   Chapters
   Extras
      Deleted Sex Scenes:
         Brigitte Lahaie & Jean-Marie Lemaire
         Brigitte Lahaie & Cyril Val
      "Virgins and Vampires"
         Play
      Original French Trailers
         The Shiver of the Vampires
         The Nude Vampire
         The Iron Rose
         Lips of Blood
         Fascination
   Subtitles
      English Subtitles: On/Off
         English Subtitles: On
         English Subtitles: Off
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