Countess Irina (Lina Romay) lives on the island of Madeira, Portugal,where she must drain the "life force" of men and women for her own survival. One of her lovers/victims is a poet (Jack Taylor) who believes the undead countess is meant for him. Prolific exploitation director Jess Franco filmed this influential erotic chiller -- which established Romay (who Franco later married) as an erotic and horror film icon -- on location on Madeira.
Two complete versions of the film: a “horror version” (72 mins) and an “erotic version” (104 min)
Interview with Jess Franco
Alternate title sequence and more.
English Dubbed or French w/ English Subtitles Options
ASPECT RATIO: 2.35:1 (16x9)