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The Addiction(Movie, 1995)

R
| 1h 22min | Genres: Drama, Horror
The AddictionRating: 3.3/5 (with 63 votes)
The Addiction is a 1995 American vampire horror film directed by Abel Ferrara and starring Lili Taylor, Christopher Walken, and Annabella Sciorra. Edie Falco and Kathryn Erbe appear in supporting roles. Its plot follows a philosophy graduate student who is turned into a vampire after being bitten by a woman during a chance encounter. After the attack, she begins to develop an addiction for human blood. The film was written by Ferrara's frequent collaborator, Nicholas St. John, filmed in black-and-white and released simultaneously with Ferrara's period gangster film, The Funeral (1996). The film has been considered an allegory about drug addiction, as well as an allegory of the theological concept of sin. ()
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About The Addiction

A vampiric doctoral student tries to follow the philosophy of a nocturnal comrade and control her thirst for blood.


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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 13 languages: German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Dutch (NL), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Ukrainian (UK), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 01/10/1995
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"O ethismos"
"The addiction - Vampiri a New York"
Color: Black & White (B/W)

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