Vampires---Thirst for the Truth (1996)

Genres - Culture & Society, Spirituality & Philosophy  |   Sub-Genres - Mythology, Social History  |   Run Time - 120 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis by Rose of Sharon Winter

Ths film takes an in depth look at the history of the vampire myth and its continuing hold on the public's imagination. Is there some truth to the legends and stories that would explain the endless fascination that humans have for the "children of the night"? William Marshall, star of the film Blacula narrates the show, which traces the vampire myth through various times and cultures. There is a wide sampling of vampire literature and lore, film clips from Hollywood's scariest vampire movies, and interviews with film stars whose work has led them to a deeper study of the vampire legend.



bloodsucker, Dracula, immortality, undead, vampire