Deep within the earth, vampire Jonathan (James Horan) has waited a hundred
years to find his true love once again. At the same time, Victoria (Denice
Duff), a beautiful young woman, is consistently awakened by dreams of
true love in another life. When they meet, they realize that they were
together previously--the only thing standing in their way is her mortality.
- Director: Denice Duff
Another tale of 'Boy Meets Girl, Boy Loses Girl, Boy Becomes a Vampire,
Boy Resurfaces after 200 years to seek girl. And finds her.'
Trouble is, Our hero is a standard 'B' movie slasher vamp, and it's hard
to feel much sympathy for him; in what way, exactly, is he more deserving
of her love than her rather nasty husband? Interestingly, some of the
characters felt much the same way; they didn't oppose the vampire because
he was a vampire - they just didn't like him very much, and preferred
The movie does have some strong points; the '200 years ago' bits are
nicely done, and there are some very cleverly thought out (and executed)
parallels between the first story, and the reborn tale.
The lead actors were not at all bad, a courtesy I cannot offer to the lesser
mortals - some performances stank.
I have to join every reviewer in bemoaning the visible microphones in
several indoor scenes, and questioning the use of crossbows. Why? Why?
Even buffy only use one a few times - and that was just to get some variety
after slaying a couple of thousand vampires!
This was a low budget movie, and the director and star, I understand,
fought long and hard to get it made; I respect that; we need many more
fighters in the industry, please. But the first lesson in movies - especially
vampire movies - is get the story right. First. And whatever your budget,
get in that editing suite and smooth the rough edges (Cheat if you have
- Format: Color
- Rated: NR
- Studio: Koch Vision Entertainment
- DVD Released: 11 November 2003
- Full Frame
- Audio: Dolby Digital Stereo - English
- Audio Commentary - Denice Duff
- Alternate Ending
- Featurette - "Making Of"
- Deleted Scenes