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Film / Embrace of the Vampire

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Embrace of the Vampire is a 1994 vampire film.

Charlotte (Alyssa Milano) is a college freshman who discovers she's being pursued by a vampire who wants to turn her to his side.

Remade in 2013 to cash in on the Twilight craze.

This film provides examples of:

  • Reincarnation Romance: The title character finds a woman who has the soul of a woman he loved centuries earlier and tries to turn her into a vampire. He also fails.
  • Sleazy Photoshoot: Charlotte is approached by a photographer, Sarah, who asks if she can model for her. During a photo shoot in her studio, it progresses to semi-nude modeling, then Sarah starts coming on to her. Charlotte at first goes along with it, but eventually halts it and leaves when it dawns on her that she's being taken advantage of.
  • Vampires Are Sex Gods: The vampire serves as a dark and tempting contrast to the heroine's mortal boyfriend. The vampire believes her to be the reincarnation of his lover when he was a mortal and attempts to rekindle their relationship in the present. He tries to seduce her through dreams, an effort made easier by the fact that just about everyone around her is trying to convince her to be more hedonistic. At the climax, the vampire has put her in a trance and is about to bite her so they can share Eternal Love but then she whispers her boyfriend's name. The vampire tries to convince her to forget him, but she whispers his name again. Stricken, the vampire realizes he has no chance with her and releases her. He then commits Suicide by Sunlight.
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  • Your Worst Nightmare: The vampire visits a college freshman in her dreams as a way to seduce her.