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The film is a modern day story of the Greek mythological tale of the Gorgon and inspired by the 1964 classic horror of the same name.
A Van Helsing-like professor and his protegé are tracking Dracula's descendants through the world of "parallels", creatures who are human in form but live quite distinct psychic lives. A circus dwarf who is in love with one of these creatures leads them to a mansion filled with oddly behaving nuns, The Order of the White Virgins... (imdb)
Director Jean Rollin proves he's the master of the lesbian vampire movie genre with this cinematic version of his novel of the same name. Louise and Henrietta are two orphans who can't see; unbeknownst to everyone else, though, their sight does return ... but only at night, when they roam the streets on the lookout for someone on which to feast.
A mysterious woman in an American car kills seemingly random individuals with a handgun in a series of vignettes which mix softcore and pulp in a departure from Jean Rollin's trademarks.
A B-Movie short shot in a garden in Madrid
Two young girls discover a small wooden idol, possessing magical powers which enables them to travel through time and space. In this very personal film for Rollin, reality, and the world of cinema and literature become one, as the girls delve deep into the stories they only once dreamed of. In New York, that beautiful, yet mysteriously seductive dangerous place, they finally meet each other again after a dream like journey of self discovery. (Redemption Films)
Journey with Emmanuelle and the world's most excuisite models deep into the Amazon jungle to the heart of paradise. Beauty can be dangerous and the women soon find themselves captive to a powerful drug lord. Now they must escape from a land of darkness. (imdb)
Director Jean Rollin sticks to what he knows with this soft-core action caper, but trades in the vampire teeth for guns.
A toxic spill revives a beautiful, dead heiress who, with the help of her childhood friend, must quench her insatiable thirst for blood. (imdb)
After escaping from an insane asylum, two beautiful women -- one spunky, the other depressed -- fall in with a troupe of erotic dancers and embark on a surreal journey full of violence, burlesque and lesbian hookups. (movies.netflix.com)
In a small village, somewhere in France, German soldiers, killed and thrown into the lake by the Resistance during WW II, come back. (imdb)
Stylish, futuristically surreal and a departure from director Jean Rollin's familiar vampire territory, "The Night of the Hunted" features a mass of people suffering with insanity and collective amnesia. Bizarre, even by Rollin's standards, it still displays fairy tale qualities mixed with extremes of sadism, sex and violence. (Amazon.com)
This erotic horror film, set in 1916, tells the story of a thief who seeks refuge in a castle owned by two women, Eva (Brigitte Lahaie) and Elizabeth (Franca Mai). The women are seductive and teasing, but turn out to be part of a vampiric cult of blood-drinking aristocrats. (imdb)
A young woman discovers that the pesticide being sprayed on vineyards is turning people into killer zombies. (imdb)
This erotic vampire film features a young man on a strange quest after recognizing a castle on a poster. He seems to remember the castle from his childhood and eventually finds it with the aid of a strange woman dressed in white. It turns out that his family has been keeping the secret of vampirism from him. (imdb)
Valerie, a beautiful young girl, watches over her cousin's place while he's away for six months. She spends her first night there reading, playing records and calling her girlfriend Sophie over for some hot lesbian sex! That night, members of a crazed sex cult break in and mistakenly kidnap Sophie. Valerie's cousin, a member of this cult, has some incriminating photos and the leader wants to ruin his life. (synapse-films.com)
Pirates, clowns, nude mute girls and sex, French-style. (IMDB)
A young couple out for a walk decide to take a stroll through a large cemetery. As darkness begins to fall they realize they can't find their way out, and soon their fears begin to overtake them. (imdb)
A girl arrives from London to visit her estranged relatives in a remote castle for the reading of her father's will. After a while she discovers that they are all in fact dead and her decision to live with them turns into a nightmare. Unable to leave she's drawn into a macabre underworld through visions of nude satanic rituals and her own impending sacrifice. (imdb)
Two young female hitchhikers come upon a seemingly abandoned home in the middle of the woods.
A young honeymooning couple stop for the night at an ancient castle. Unbeknownst to them, the castle is home to a horde of vampires, who have their own plans for the couple. (imdb)
A vampire lures beautiful young women to his castle in Europe. (imdb)
A young man coming across a nude woman who he witnesses shot dead minutes later. The man decides to investigate, which leads him to a strange scientist doing experiments with blood and a suicide cult. (imdb)
After a psychoanalyst unsuccessfully tries to convince four sisters that they are not 200 year old vampires, the Queen of the Vampires promulgates the cause of the Undead. (imdb)
Les pays loin (1965) - Short Film
Focusing on one of the major thematic obsessions relevant in many of his greatest films, that of isolation and the idea of being lost, Les Pays Loins tells the story of a French couple seemingly trapped in a strange city surrounded by people they can't understand. (requiemforjeanrollin.blogspot.co.uk)
Les amours jaunes (1958) - Short Film
Entitled Les Amours Jaunes (The Yellow Lovers) shot in black and white with a voice over made up of bits of poetry and running just around ten minutes, Rollin's first short film is an interesting little time capsule that sees him beginning to explore some of his major thematic obsessions a full decade before he will begin shooting his first feature. (Fascination: The Jean Rollin Experience)