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Thirst (1979, AUS) is a Vampire film directed by Rod Hardy


Main Details

  • Released in 1979
  • Color
  • Runtime: 93 min
  • Production Co: F.G. Film Productions | New South Wales Film Corp. | Victorian Film
  • Distribution Co: Greater Union Organisation (GUO) (1979) (Australia) (theatrical) | New Line Cinema (1980) (USA) (theatrical) | Pan-Canadian Film Distributors (1983) (Canada) (theatrical)
  • Directed by Rod Hardy
  • Written by John Pinkney
  • Starring: Chantal Contouri, Shirley Cameron, Max Phipps, Henry Silva, Rod Mullinar, David Hemmings, Rosie Sturgess, Robert Thompson, Walter Pym
  • Produced by William Fayman, Antony I. Ginnane, Barbi Taylor
  • Original Music by Brian May
  • Cinematography by Vincent Monton
  • Film Editing by Philip Reid

Plot Summary

  • The descendant of Elizabeth Bathory is abducted by a cult of blood-drinking, self-proclaimed supermen who want her to join them.

Also Known As

  • Blutdurst (Germany)


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