Magazine article Screen International

Revamp of Harry Kumel’s Lesbian Vampire Film 'Daughters of Darkness' in the Works

Magazine article Screen International

Revamp of Harry Kumel’s Lesbian Vampire Film 'Daughters of Darkness' in the Works

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Harry Kümel's cult classic Daughters Of Darkness (1971) was one of the cult lesbian vampire films of the 1970s.

Now, more than 40 years later, Kümel is revamping and plotting a sequel.

Details of the new feature, Mothers Of Darkness, were revealed by producer Tomas Leyers of Brussels-based Minds Meet, the art-house company best known for such titles as Little Baby Jesus Flandr and Lost Persons Area.

"He (Kümel) came to me with several projects. I read all of them and one of them was the first draftof the script for Mothers Of Darkness... it sparked the fire immediately to work on this project," Leyers said.

A new version of the script is now finished and the filmmakers are talking to international cast for the English-language project, which is slated to shoot in the summer of 2018. …

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