A. K. Tolstoy: The Vampire [Упырь] (1841)

This short Russian novella is a true Gothic tale, drawing on western Gothic tradition as well as Graeco-Roman mythology. Not necessarily great literature, perhaps, but interesting nonetheless. […]

Terrore nello spazio (1965)

Renamed “Planet of the Vampires” upon its US-release, this classic Italian B-movie features a lot of things, but not a single vampire… […]

Sangue del mio Sangue (2015)

This 2015 film of Italian director Marco Bellocchio is distributed internationally under the title Blood of my Blood.

Sangue del mio Sangue is a decent and (for the most part) accessible arthouse film, but does not offer much for fans of the vampire genre. […]