One night, 18 year old Lena is bitten by Louise, leader of a female vampire trio that are as deadly as they are beautiful. Her newfound vampiric lifestyle is a blessing and a curse at the same time. At first, she enjoys the limitless freedom,the luxury, the parties. But soon the murderous blood lust of her comrades in arms proves too much for her, and she falls dangerously in love with Tom, a young undercover cop. When she resolves to turn her back on the bloodsucking band of sisters, Louise fury knows no bounds. Lena will have to choose between immortal love and immortal life…
ennis Gansel (born October 4, 1973) is a film director, writer and actor from Germany.
Born in 1973 in Hannover, Germany, Dennis Gansel studied at Munich Film School HFF. Gansel is best known for directing The Wave; his following project was the vampire film We Are The Night, which stars Karoline Herfurth, Nina Hoss, Jennifer Ulrich, Anna Fischer and Max Riemelt.
Other than directing, Gansel has also tried acting. He has had several small roles in his own movies as wells as others.
Gansel frequently casts Max Riemelt in his films and frequently works with editor Jochen Retter and composer/musician Heiko Maile. His favourite director is Sidney Pollack. —Wikipedia
Not sure why so much negativity is being heaped on this film. After LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, this has to be one of the most compelling takes on the Vampire genre I've seen in some time. A lot of positives here: namely my emotional response to these femme fatales. Slick sparkly production value doesn't hurt a pretty solid script. Ending was abrupt but I was hooked from beginning to end.
Of course there'll be another roundup on The Tree of Life. But first, let's give a little breathing room to some of the other films opening