Dracula: Pages from a Virgin's Diary is a horror film directed by Guy Maddin. It is a silent interpretation of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet's take of Bram Stoker's Dracula. It was originally filmed for a TV Release for CBC Television, but popular critical acclaim brought it to a US Theatrical release.
Like most of Maddin's films, Dracula, Pages from a Virgin's Diary is filmed in a style that imitates late 1920s and early 1930s cinema. This film is shot in Silent film tradition complete with Title cards and some mimicked special effects of the time such as tinted screen color. The film is not entirely monochrome, often CG effects are used to allow colour to shine in normally black and white scenes, such as golden coins and red blood.
Unique to this film stylisticly is that Dracula has an abundance of ballet with nearly it's entire cast being part of the Royal Winnipeg Ballet. Large portions of this film are expressed through the medium.
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