June 13, 2024 9:55 am

The Vourdalak Tells a Vampire Nightmare That Predates Bram Stoker's Dracula
The Vourdalak Tells a Vampire Nightmare That Predates Bram Stoker's Dracula

The Vourdalak Tells a Vampire Nightmare That Predates Bram Stoker’s Dracula

Nosferatu might be getting ready to scare audiences on Christmas day 2024, but fans of Gothic vampire stories wont have to wait too much longer to get their fix, as the French period piece The Vourdalak is getting ready to hit theaters later this month thanks to landing a U.S. distribution deal. Based on Russian novelist Aleksey Tolstoys Gothic novella, The Family of the Vourdalak, which was first published in 1839, the story predates Bram Stokers ‘Dracula’ by nearly 60 years. The Vourdalak premiered during the International Critics Week section of the 80th Venice International Film Festival last year.

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​Adrien Beau’s debut movie The Vourdalak is getting a U.S. theatrical release, and the Gothic period piece aims to deliver an “unexpected experience.” Read More