Horror story set in 20th century New York. Miriam Blaylock is a woman who belongs to an ancient race which possesses the secret of eternal life. She has stayed alive through supplies of human blood. She has converted humans to her body chemistry in order to have companionship, but after a few hundred years they age rapidly and die. Her human lover of 300 years standing now faces this fate. Her searches for a cure for her lover or a mate to replace him lead her into contact with a woman researcher. –BFI
Tony Scott was a British-born film director and producer. He was the youngest of three brothers, one of whom is fellow film director Ridley Scott. He was born in North Shields, Northumberland, England to parents Jean and Colonel Francis Percy Scott. As a result of his father’s career in the British military, his family moved around a lot. Their mother loved the going to the movies and instilled a love of cinema in her children.
While still a teenager, producer and director Tony Scott made his first foray into film with an appearance in his big brother Ridley Scott’s first short film, Boy and Bicycle. He later attended London’s Royal College of Art, as did his brother, and proceeded to get his feet wet behind the camera, at first by directing TV commercials for his brother’s production company Ridley Scott Associates. He became a leader in the British commercial industry, directing countless ads and building up an impressive resumé over the years. By the early ‘80s, Tony Scott… read more
Total crap. Despite a great title sequence featuring Bauhaus playing "Bela Lugosi's Dead," David Bowie starring in it and having a sex scene with Susan Sarandon and Catherine Deneuve, I'm forced to say the only redeeming points of this movie were everything I just mentioned plus a topless Ann Magnuson and absolutely nothing else. And despite my love of boobs, a few sets of them should not be the highlight of a movie.