In Francis Ford Coppola’s version of the classic tale of a blood lusting vampire, Dracula (1992), he takes a unique spin on the franchise that has been scaring us at the theater since the early 1920s with Nosferatu.
In Dracula, Coppola tries his best to make a masterpiece that closely follow’s Bram Stoker’s original story about a man gone mad when his beloved fiancee comits suicide while he is off to war. The story takes the viewer on a journey through time in which Dracula seeks out his maiden in a very gory and sometimes very naked wandering through Victoria-era London.
While this version of Dracula is a bit more of romantic story than most, it is done masterfully. Coppola used very little special effects in the film and relied heavily on camera angles and old-school camera trickery.
This is a must have for anyone that loves, not only horror but film in general.
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