Interview with the vampire

Pre-production[ edit ] The rights to Rice's novel were initially purchased by Paramount Pictures in Aprilshortly before the book was published.

Interview with the vampire

View All Photos 9 Movie Info Anne Rice's best-selling romantic horror tale about the origins of a centuries-old vampire inspired this popular, atmospheric chiller. One of director Neil Jordan's major Hollywood productions, the film stays close to its source material, retaining the frame of a young reporter Christian Slater interviewing a man who claims to be a year-old vampire.

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The man, Louis Brad Pittshares his story, beginning in 18th-century New Orleans with his first encounters with the charismatic and decadent vampire Lestat Tom Cruise. Lestat converts Louis to blood-sucking and immortality, but Louis fails to adopt Lestat's cavalier attitude, instead tormenting himself with guilt over his new nature.

The two vampires remain deeply, if reluctantly, connected over the years, while becoming intimately involved with others of their kind, including Claudia Kirsten Dunsta mature immortal in a young child's body.

Fans of the novel raised numerous objections, particularly after Rice initially spoke out against the casting of Cruise as Lestat; further casting difficulties followed the death of River Phoenix, whose role as the interviewer was assumed by Christian Slater.

Rice later recanted her objections, and the combination of thrills and gothic romance proved popular with audiences.

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R for vampire violence and gore, and for sexuality Genre:Interview With The Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles.

IMDb min. This movie centers around two vampires. One longs for a companion, while the other cannot bear to kill humans to satisfy its hunger. It's about a vampire who gives a down-on-his-luck man a choice to either live eternally or die.

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The man's decision causes him to regret many of. Interview with the Vampire is a American gothic horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on Anne Rice's novel of the same name, and starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. The film focuses on Lestat (Cruise) and Louis (Pitt), beginning with Louis's transformation into a vampire by Lestat in Interview With The Vampire, the first of many books in the Vampire Chronicles, introduces the reader to Louis de Pointe du Lac and the life he lived, stretching over years/5().

Interview with the vampire

Here's how The Vampire Diaries was originally supposed to end. Nina Dobrev's early departure derailed those plans. Nov 11,  · Watch video · A vampire named Lestat takes a liking to Louis and offers him the chance to become a creature of the night: a vampire.

Louis accepts, and Lestat drains Louis' mortal blood and then replaces it with his own, turning Louis into a vampire/10(K).

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