[United States] : Warner Home Video, 2009.
1 videodisc (122 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by Anne Rice.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1994.
Special features: "In the shadow of the Vampire:" behind-the-scenes documentary featuring interviews with the film's stars and creators; feature-length audio commentary by director Neil Jordan; introduction by Anne Rice, Neil Jordan and Antonio Banderas; production notes; theatrical trailers.
Director of photography, Philippe Rousselot ; editors, Mick Audsley and Joke Van Wijk ; music composer, Elliot Goldenthal; production designer, Dante Ferretti; vampire makeup and effects by Stan Winston.
Tom Cruise, Brad Pitt, Antonio Banderas, Stephen Rea, Christian Slater, Kirsten Dunst.
The story is told by Louis de Pointe du Lac in 1991 to an interviewer about the lives of himself, Lestat and Claudia through trouble, death, curse and love over the past 200 years. Going back to New Orleans, 1791, young, plantation owner Louis is unhappy with his life as a widower. That is until Lestat de Lioncourt comes into his life. The vampire Lestat, allows Louis to make the decision of either death or life as a vampire forever. Not until his decision is already made, does Louis realize what he has become. He refuses to take human life. When he is about to leave, Lestat turns a little orphan girl into a vampire to make Louis stay.
Rated R; for vampire violence and gore and sexuality.
DVD, region 1, widescreen (matted, enhanced) presentation; Dolby DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, dual-layer.
English (DTS 5.1, Dolby 5.1) and dubbed French (Dolby 5.1) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.