Blood: The Last Vampire

(Hong Kong/France/China, 2009, 88 minutes)

In 1970 Tokyo, an immortal vampire slayer penetrates a US Air Force base in search of the demons she has been hunting for centuries. Disjointed comic-book martial-arts/horror hybrid that adapts and extends a cult animated movie so clumsily as to render it totally incomprehensible.

A Focus Features International release. An East Wing Holdings Corporation/SAJ presentation/production, in association with Beijing Happy Pictures Cultural Communications. Starring Gianna, Allison Miller, Liam Cunningham, J. J. Feild, Koyuki, Yasuaki Kurata. Directed by Chris Nahon; produced by Bill Kong, Abel Nahmias; screenplay by Chris Chow, based on the animated film Blood: The Last Vampire, written by Kenji Kamiyama and directed by Hiroyuki Kitakubo; music by Clint Mansell; director of photography (Eclair, widescreen), Poon Hang Sang; action director, Cory Yuen; production designer, Nathan Amundson; costume designers, Constanza Balduzzi, Shandy Lui Fung Shan; film editor, Marco Cave.


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