Tuesday, January 15, 2013

The Hunger



1983 British Feature

Cast: Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, Susan Sarandon, Cliff De Young, Beth Ehlers, Dan Hedaya, Rufus Collins, Suzanne Bertish and James Aubrey
Director: Tony Scott
Writers: Ivan Davis and Michael Thomas, based on the novel by Whitley Strieber

Synopsis:
Miriam Blaylock, a beautiful, centuries-old vampire, preys upon urban club-goers with her vampire lover John. When John suddenly ages and wastes away, Miriam casts her spell upon Sarah Roberts, a doctor who researches premature aging.

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Ratings:
  • Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
  • Rotten Tomatoes - Critics: 46% / Audience: 65%
  • OMG rating: 7/10

Buy/Rent:
  • DVD: Available
  • Soundtrack: Available
  • Book: Available



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Notes/Trivia:
  • Potential Director: Alan Parker.
  • Director Tony Scott's first full-length feature film.
  • The last film of actress Bessie Love, who began her film career during the silent era.
  • Inspired a 1997 television series of the same name that, despite the title, had no direct plot or character connection to the film. However David Bowie did serve as the show's host for its second season.
  • A remake or sequel is reportedly in the development stage.

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