Film 14/30 of my "Scavenger Hunt #5"
Task 11. A directors debut film
"The world has become a feast of blood, and we all have the best seats."
Fitting words for the film that unleashed Jean Rollin into the world of cinema. Jean Rollin's black & white debut is a 2-part melodrama that showcases the beginnings of the prolific director's aesthetic. Striking photography, dreamlike atmosphere, melancholic musical scores, vampires, they're all here. The B&W photography really lends itself to the atmosphere beautifully here. This film follows 4 vampire sisters who live in a creepy old dark house on the outskirts of a quaint village. A group of 3 doctor friends hear stories of the so-called vampires and they decide to…