The Vampire Doll (Yurei yashiki no kyofu: Chi o suu ningyo)
New York premiere.
1970, 93 min., color, 35mm. In Japanese with English subtitles.
Directed by Michio Yamamoto. Written by Ei Ogawa and Hiroshi Nagano. Cinematography by Kazutami Hara. Music by Riichiro Manabe. With Kayo Matsuo, Akira Nakao, Atsuo Nakamura, Yoko Minamikaze. Print from Toho.
Described as the Japanese Terrence Fisher, Michio Yamamoto is a cult director admired for his B-picture horror movies. In this first installment of the Blood Thirsty series, a young woman’s spirit survives a car accident when her body dies, and she becomes a female vampire looking for blood.
- Friday, January 30, 2004
- 6:30 pm