Styria (2014)

Styria (2014), a horror-fantasy film that is loosely based on the classic novel Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
The film follows the story of Lara, a rebellious teenager who moves to Hungary with her father, a professor who is researching the legend of the Blood Countess, Elizabeth Bathory. Lara becomes fascinated by the mysterious and beautiful Carmilla, a girl who survives a car crash near their castle. Lara and Carmilla develop a close friendship, but soon Lara discovers that Carmilla is not what she seems. Carmilla is actually a vampire who is connected to the Blood Countess and her curse. Carmilla’s presence unleashes a series of violent and supernatural events that threaten Lara’s life and sanity.
The film is a dark and atmospheric adaptation of the Gothic novel, with elements of romance, mystery, and horror. The film explores the themes of identity, sexuality, and obsession, as well as the historical and cultural context of Hungary in the 1980s. The film received mixed reviews from critics and audiences, with some praising its style and performances, and others criticizing its plot and pace. The film won several awards at film festivals, such as the Best Feature Film Award at the Bram Stoker International Film Festival.


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