Cast and credits
Original title / Kiss of the Damned
Director / Xan Cassavetes
Screenplay / Xan Cassavetes
Cinematography / Tobias Datum
Editing / John Lyons, Taylor Gianotas
Music / Steve Hufsteter
Sound / Eric Offin
Costumes / Audrey Reynolds
Art direction / Chris Trujillo
Cast / Josephine de la Baume (Djuna), Milo Ventimiglia (Paulo), Roxane Mesquida (Mimi), Michael Rapaport (Ben Rider), Anna Mouglalis (Xenia), Riley Keough (Anne), Jonathan Caouette (Anton), Jay Brannan (Hans)
Producers / Jen Gatien, Alex Orlovsky
Production / Deerjen, Verisimilitude
Format / DCP, colour
Runtime / 97 min.
Djuna is a beautiful vampire living in a wonderful mansion in Connecticut. She meets Paulo, a scriptwriter who falls in love with her. Djuna does not want to drag him into her inevitable destiny, but finally gives in to passion. When her evil sister Mimi suddenly arrives in the house, their love story and the whole vampire community are seriously endangered.
Xan Cassavetes is a US actress and director. She played roles in several films, including Alpha Dog (2006), directed by her brother Nick Cassavetes. She directed the short Dust (2000) and the documentary Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession. Kiss of the Damned is her debut feature.
30.08 — 09.09