Dawn (1990b)

UK, 1990

A British horror film directed by Niall Johnson.

Plot Summary

In Bristol, a 200 year old vampire who ‘feeds’ via a painful transfusion system rather than the usual neck biting, falls in love with a young woman he meets in a pub, but is threatened by a relentless vampire slayer from whom he is on the run.


Director: Niall Johnson
Shooting Gallery Productions
Producer: Niall Johnson
Script: Niall Johnson
Editor: Niall Johnson
Songs: Mesh
Special Effects: Jon Rowlands, Harriet Braun
Locations: Bristol, UK

Elizabeth Rees
Geoff Sloan (Louis)
Craig Johnson
Kate Jones Davies
David Steadman
Louise Murray
Meg Whelan
Graziella Jones



  • Aurum Encyclopedia of Film: Horror (2nd edition) pp.470-471 – credits, review
  • The Illustrated Vampire Movie Guide by Stephen Jones p.125 – credits, review