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Blood and Chocolate

Synopsis
Horror/werewolf movie in which some have seen parallels with Romeo and Juliet. In Bucharest, Vivian, an orphan, was raised by her aunt after losing her parents ten years before in the Rocky Mountains, Colorado. His family belongs to a bloodline of werewolves and Vivian is promised to the leader of the pack, Gabriel. When the American cartoonist Aiden, who is researching werewolves for his publisher, meets Vivian, they immediately fall in love in love. However, the evil son of Gabriel, and Vivian’s cousin Rafe, poison Gabriel, forcing her to choose between her bonds with her family and her passion for Aiden.
Language
English
Country
Germany; Great Britain; Romania; United States
Medium
Film
Technical information
Colour / Sound
Year of release
2007
Duration
98 mins

Credits

Director
Katja von Garnier
Producer
Hawk Koch; Richard Wright; Wolfgang Esenwein
Cinematographer
Brendan Galvin
Screenplay
Christopher Landon; Ehren Kruger
Music
Johnny Klimek; Reinhold Heil
Cast
Hugh DancyAiden (Romeo)
Agnes BrucknerVivien (Juliet)
Olivier MartinezGabriel

Additional Details

Production type
Fiction Films
Plays
Romeo and Juliet
Keywords
Shakespeare, William (1564-1616); horror films; Teen movie

Notes

General
"Think Shakespeare’s ‘Romeo and Juliet’ but with fangs and fur and you have a broad but accurate idea". {IMDb User Comment accessed 5/2009).

Based on the romantic supernatural werewolf novel of the same name aimed at young adult readers by Annette Curtis Klause.

Online Availability

Online URL
http://www.blood-and-chocolate.katja-von-garnier.com

Production Company

Name

Blood & Chocolate Productions

Name

MediaPro Pictures

Name

Underworld Produktions

Distributor (Sale)

Name

Retail outlets

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