on August 8, 2014
This could pass for an art film in Australia. The feature opens with three subplots. We see a vampire couple awakening in a sparsely furnished room. There is a family at the dinner table concerned about their aunt and a man who speaks poetically as if he is reading 19th century literature. We later discover he is a cannibal who eats the corpses after the vampires suck their blood. A girl from the family is also a vampire. We also get to see another vampire outside of this group.
The film opens with Chopin, then goes into a sound track provided by "Spider Goat Canyon" a light death metal sound with no lyrics. It was good for the slow motion swagger. The theme of this feature should be somewhere in the two soliloquies that bored me during the film and I suppose they tied into the Nietzsche quotes at the beginning and end. The only thing I could get out of it was life is an abomination, or maybe just vampires, or we are all vampires one way or another, or Chopin music is the meaning of life. Life is not a bowl of Cheerios, but then again neither is Cheerios, Life.
Parental Guide: F-bomb. Full frontal nudity (Alex Spears, Vanessa de Largie) Best film at the Melbourne Underground Film Festival 2007.