Together, they raise her as a daughter. Puedes cambiar tus opciones en cualquier momento visitando Tus controles de privacidad. She tricks Lestat into drinking the "dead blood" of twin boys whom she killed by overdose with laudanum, which weakens Lestat, and then slits his throat. A. aithusa1663. [16] Louis's plantation was a combination of primarily Destrehan Plantation, just west[17] of New Orleans, and Oak Alley Plantation in nearby Vacherie. Jordan was intrigued by the script, calling it "really interesting and slightly theatrical", but was especially interested after reading Rice's novel. On their way out of the theater, Santiago reads Louis's mind and suspects that Louis and Claudia murdered Lestat. Because of his star power, Cruise received a record $10 million salary and a percentage of the profits. [60] In November 2016, all plans for a theatrical reboot were scrapped as Rice announced she had regained the rights to her novels and intends to create a television series starting with The Vampire Lestat. Share to Twitter. Which was probably applicable to me at that time: 'Am I good? The opening line "Libera me, Domine, de morte æterna" ("Save me, Lord, from eternal death") was changed to "Libera me, Domine, de vita æterna" ("Save me, Lord, from eternal life"). [20] In Paris the exterior and lobby of the Opera Garnier were dressed to film Louis and Claudia's arrival at their hotel in Paris. When she finally realizes that she will never grow older or become a mature woman, she is furious with Lestat and tells Louis that they should leave him. [13] A song titled "Lovers Forever", which Cher wrote along with Shirley Eikhard for the film's soundtrack, got rejected as Pitt was ultimately cast for the role, though a dance-pop version of the song was released on Cher's 2013 album, Closer to the Truth. Top 5 runners-up (not ranked) – Scott Schuldt, Any combination of two people (or two body parts) –, Any two half-feline/half-human hairballs –, This page was last edited on 4 November 2020, at 17:37. Armand warns Louis to send Claudia away for her own safety, and Louis is intrigued to stay with Armand and learn about the meaning of being a vampire. The Dark Gift is a term for the vampiric power. https://vampirechronicles.fandom.com/wiki/The_Dark_Gift?oldid=8042. She suggested that Brad Pitt and Tom Cruise switch roles, stating that "I tried for a long time to tell them that they should just reverse these roles—have Brad Pitt play Lestat and have Tom Cruise play Louis. Louis rejects Armand and leaves, knowing Armand had allowed Claudia's murder so that he could have Louis to himself. [21] The sets designed by Dante Ferretti included the interiors of Louis, Lestat and Claudia's New Orleans townhouse, Claudia and Louis's Paris hotel suite, the Théâtre des Vampires (built on Pinewood's 007 Stage), and the catacombs where the Parisien vampires live. Filming took place primarily in New Orleans and in London, with limited location shooting done in San Francisco and Paris. Para permitir a Verizon Media y a nuestros socios procesar tus datos personales, selecciona 'Acepto' o selecciona 'Gestionar ajustes' para obtener más información y para gestionar tus opciones, entre ellas, oponerte a que los socios procesen tus datos personales para sus propios intereses legítimos. The rights to Rice's novel were initially purchased by Paramount Pictures in April 1976, shortly before the book was published. Interview with the Vampire is a 1994 American gothic horror film directed by Neil Jordan, based on Anne Rice 's 1976 novel of the same name, and starring Tom Cruise and Brad Pitt. When a vampire maker bestows the power to become immortal that is transmitted through the Blood on a fledgling, that maker is offering the Dark Gift. Eleven-year-old actress Kirsten Dunst was spotted by talent scouts and was the first girl tested for the role of Claudia.[8]. [12], Interview with the Vampire: The Vampire Chronicles was a box-office success, opening on November 11, 1994. [13] At the time, Rice felt it was the only way to get the film made, and singer-actress Cher was considered for the part. Copy link to clipboard. Opening weekend grosses amounted to $36.4 million, placing it in the number one position at the US box office. They spend weeks planning a voyage to Europe to search for other vampires, but Lestat returns on the night of their departure, having survived on the blood of swamp creatures. [4] Kirsten Dunst was also nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film. While Lestat revels in the hunt and killing of humans, Louis resists his instinct to kill, instead drinking animal blood to sustain himself. Total gross in the United States was $105 million, while the total including international gross was $224 million, with an estimated budget of $60 million. [8] Later on, when Interview entered the casting stage, British actor Julian Sands was championed by Anne Rice and fans of the novel to play Lestat,[9] but because Sands was not a well-known name at the time (being only famed for his performance in A Room with a View), he was rejected and the role was given to Tom Cruise. On the Golden Gate Bridge, Lestat appears and attacks Molloy, taking control of the car. [33][34][35][36], Oprah Winfrey famously walked out of an advance screening for the movie only 10 minutes in, because of the gore and dark themes. Evelyn was a rich girl ,who always hated slavery,with a husband who had a large plantation but she has not been human for 2 hundred years. If a vampire has gone centuries without turning someone, then the vampire they turn will be incredibly powerful. 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Despondent following the death of his wife and unborn child, he drunkenly wanders the waterfront of New Orleans one night and is attacked by the vampire Lestat de Lioncourt. [citation needed], In February 2012, a film adaptation of The Tale of the Body Thief, the fourth book in the series, entered development with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's film production company, Imagine Entertainment. Jordan stated that: "It's not very often you can make a complicated, dark, dangerous movie and get a big budget for it. Share to Facebook. [27] Winston also sculpted the rough model for the charred remains of Claudia and Madeleine, using archival photographs of victims from Hiroshima for inspiration. Share to Tumblr. The film focuses on Lestat (Cruise) and Louis (Pitt), beginning with Louis 's transformation into a vampire by Lestat in 1791. Though Louis is shocked and upset by Lestat's death, he helps Claudia dump Lestat's body in an alligator swamp. Magnus alone is old and ugly, which is why he had stolen the Dark Gift, for he had never been targeted for immortality. It received Oscar nominations for Best Art Direction and Best Original Score. The film chronicles their time together, and their turning of ten-year-old Claudia (Kirsten Dunst) into a vampire. Vampire movies were traditionally made at the lower end of the scale, on a shoestring, on rudimentary sets. Información sobre tu dispositivo y conexión a Internet, incluida tu dirección IP, Actividad de navegación y búsqueda al utilizar sitios web y aplicaciones de Verizon Media. Louis has a pure fatherly love for Claudia, while Lestat spoils and treats her more as a pupil, training her to become a merciless killer. To entice Louis to stay with him, Lestat turns the dying girl, Claudia, into a vampire. His father was dead, and he cared for his younger brother, sister and mother. [27], A rough-cut of Interview was shown to test audiences, who according to producer David Geffen felt "there was a little too much blood and violence." Tom Cruise. Lestat attacks them, but Louis sets him on fire and, in the ensuing blaze, they are able to escape to their ship and depart. Wandering the streets of New Orleans amid an outbreak of plague, Louis can resist his hunger no more and feeds on a little girl whose mother died in the plague. Almost a decade after this film, an adaptation for the third book in the series, The Queen of the Damned, was produced and distributed once again by Warner Bros. Cruise and Pitt did not reprise their roles as Lestat and Louis. Rice was refused the cooperation of the studio. Share to Pinterest. Now with her new vampire friends can she survive this new life. And in the meantime, he has this Lestat character that he's entranced by and abhors. Review aggregate website Rotten Tomatoes reports the film as holding an overall 63% approval rating based on 54 reviews, with a rating average of 5.94/10. The film focuses on Lestat (Cruise) and Louis (Pitt), beginning with Louis's transformation into a vampire by Lestat in 1791. Share to iMessage. With David Geffen producing, the movie was given a $70 million budget, unprecedented for a film in the vampire genre. [21] The script, which he received only two weeks prior to filming, was also a source of disappointment. After traveling around Europe and the Mediterranean but finding no other vampires, Louis and Claudia settle harmoniously in Paris in 1870. For the novel, see, "The 67th Academy Awards (1995) Nominees and Winners", "20 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the 'Interview with the Vampire' Movie, Part 1", "Interview with a Vampire director Neil Jordan: I had a great time making this movie, but there's a dark Catholic guilt underneath", "20 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the 'Interview with the Vampire' Movie, Part 2", "Anne Rice: Interview With the Author of Interview with the Vampire", "Rice's About-Face: Cruise is Lestat: After Screening 'Interview with the Vampire', Author Lauds His Work", "Film locations for Interview with the Vampire", "Brad Pitt on This Week's Cover: A frank, funny, uncensored interview about his life and career", "Love at First Bite: 'Vampire' Tears Into Box Office : Movies: Warners film looks to be the fourth largest debut ever. Armand arrives in time to help Louis escape the sunrise, and once again offers him a place by his side.

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