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Sneak Peak: Styria

We’ve covered the upcoming motion picture Styria for over a year. This marks the first major film adaptation of Joseph Sheridan LeFanu’s Carmilla since 1989 (the Nightmare Classics version)! This week I was invited to a private screening of the current edit of the film. A few things remained unfinished. One or two scenes haven’t…

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Interview With “Styria” Director (Part Three)

The last of my three-part interview with Mark Devendorf, one of the writer/directors of the new film “Styria” now in post-production. It is a re-telling of Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu’s “Carmilla” but set in 1989 Hungary. You cast British and Polish actors. Tell me about that. Its kind of strange for two Americans to make…

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Interview With “Styria” Director (Part Two)

I continue my chat with Mark Devendorf, one the writer/directors of the upcoming film “Styria” based on the vampire classic “Carmilla.” The movie finished filming in November and is now deep in post-production. The location you showed me, the castle? That looks amazing! All these places are falling apart. About five years ago you could…

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Interview With “Styria” Director (Part One)

Mark Devendorf is one of two writers/directors deep in post production of the latest adaptation of Le Fanu’s classic vampire tale “Carmilla.” His version, titled “Styria,” stars Stephen Rhea (“Interview With The Vampire” “V for Vendetta”) and Eleanor Tomlinson (“The Illusionist” “Alice in Wonderland”). He very kindly sat down to answer my questions. Most film…

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