Today's pick for Day 17 of 31 days of classic horror is, "Vampyr." The movie was released in 1932 and was directed by, famed director, Carl Theodor Dreyer. The movie was based on Sheridan Le Fanu's work, "In a Glass Darkly"which had the work "Carmilla," in it.
It's a very moody occult flick, vampires, ghastly things, and other strange things plague this movie. Basically the main character, Allan Gray, who travels to an area where a young lady in an manor is being plagued by a vampire. There are many surreal scenes throughout the movie, like one where he sees himself in a coffin. The lines of real and unreal are blurred and that's why it's a good classic film. It's strange fun! There is a reason why it's currently holding a 100% on Rotten Tomatoes.
If you have Hulu Plus, "Vampyr," is on their thanks to Criterion. If you don't have Hulu Plus don't fret, Amazon Instant is selling a rental for $1.99 and is a 7 day rental actually! Basically if you like moody horror films that are atmospheric then, "Vampyr," is a must see!
So "Vampyr," is today's pick for day 31 days of classic horror. Happy watching!