Tale of a Vampire (1992)

Japan, UK,
93m
35mm film, Technicolor
Dolby Stereo, English

A Japanese/British horror film directed by Shimako Sato.

Credits

Crew
Directed by: Shimako Sato
© 1992 Tsuburaya/State Screen
Tsuburaya Eizo, State Screen Productions present
Executive Producer: Noriko Shishikura
Produced by: Simon Johnson
Co-Producer: Linda Kay
Production Manager: Mark Matthews
Production Co-ordinator: Caitlin Samways
Screenplay by: Shimako Sato and Jane Corbett
Story by: Shimako Sato
Script Advisor Japan and UK: Takenari Maeda
2nd Unit Director: Chris Wright
1st AD: Ray Corbett, Charlie Watson
2nd AD: Stefan Gates
3rd AD: Richard Freeston
Script/Continuity: Carolyn McLeod
Director of Photography: Zubin Mistry
2nd Unit Director of Photography: Martyn Bray
Camera Operator: Swavek Zukowski
Steadicam Operator: Dennis Kington
Cam. Assist/Focus: Jonathan Lambert
2nd Unit Focus Pullers: Dave Hilton, Richard Taylor Smith, Moshe Nitzani
Clapper/Loader: Gavin Tookey
Gaffer: Ben Smithard
2nd Unit Gaffer: Paul Burns
Best Boy: Steve Casey
Sparks: Alan Coates, Terry Casey
Cable Bashers: Jeremy Hardie, Richard Tisdall, Phil Hendry
Key Grip: Andy Hickman
2nd Grip: Frank Hellebrand
VT Operator: Ian Morales
Stills Photographer: Nick Gurney
Studio Photography: Nick Cooke
Edited by: Chris Wright
Assistant Editor: Mary Scott Albert
Cutting Room Assistant: Joachim Bergamin
Neg Cut by: Mike Fraser
Grader: Andy Clarke
Processed by: Technicolor
Music by: Julian Joseph [opening credits]
Music Composed, Arranged, Orchestrated, Produced and Performed by: Julian Joseph [end credits]
Co Produced and Technically Assisted by: James Joseph
Julian Joseph appears courtesy of East West Records Ltd. A Time Warner company
Engineered by: Steve Price|Steve Price (Wonder Boy)
Assisted by: Andrew Taylor
Sound Track Recorded and Mixed at: C.T.S. Studio London, England
Management: James Joseph Music Management
Julian Joseph plays Steinway & Sons pianos
Sound Mixer: Ronald Bailey
Boom: Cath Patton
Sound Supervisor: Jaime Estrada-Torres
Re-recording Mixer: Paul Hamblyn
Re-recorded at: De Lane Lea Sound Centre, London
Sound Assistant: Enrico Falsetti
Synclavier Sound Effects: Andy Kennedy
Foley Artists: Jack Stew, Dianne Greaves
Foley Mixer: Ted Swanscott
Wardrobe Supervisor: Margaret Miller
Wardrobe Assistant: Helena Lynch
Chief Make-Up Artist: Mel Gibson
Hair and Wigs: Catherine Alexander
Special Effects Supervisor: Dave Watkins
Titles: Simon Dowling
Opticals: Howell Optical Printers
Production Designer: Alice Normington
Art Director: Tom Burton
Props: Christiane Ewing
Prop Makers: Hugh Fottrell, Lawrence Simmons, Caroline Foss, Angela Ewing, Simon Dunston, David Price
Scenic Artists: Kate Borthwick, Chris Evans, Gary Lawrence, Ruth Kirton, Tom Pye, Harry Ward
Sculptors: Hannah Littlejohns, Steve Stockbridge
Carpenters: Mark Berry, Julian Berry, Muir Sumner
Alex's Bed by: Richard Pell
Art Assistants: Clare Andrade, Trevor Powell, Steve Bush, Will Thomas, Claire Kelly, Louise Bains, Bill Green
Graphic Design: Andy Vella
Production Assistants: Gervaise Eaton, John Payne, Tracy Brent
Assistant to the Director: Takashi Yamazaki
Assistant to the Producer: Jennifer Gordon
Catering: Patsy Baker at Locaters
Cast Runner: Joanne Harris
Runners: Aasaf Ainapore, Mike Keen
Publicity: Sam Myers
Location Manager: David Pinnington
Special Thanks: Ford of Britain; Hugh Whittaker at Panavision; Eddie Dias at Michael Samuelson Lighting Ltd; Bob Crowdy and John Ensby at Technicolor Ltd; Roger Sapsford at Fuji Photo Film (UK) Ltd; Cafe Ninucci, Deptford; Supreme Food and Wine; LMM Supermarket; Lewisham Council; Coca-Cola GB Limited; Schweppes GB Limited; Aiwa; Polaroid UK; Ghost Ltd., Amazon; Zoo of Knightsbridge, Islington and Covent Garden; Cellular Advice
Special Thanks From the Director: Trifield Productions; Catherine Wilkinson; Michelle McBride; Baku Yumemakura
Stunt Co-ordinator: Terry Forestal

Cast
Julian Sands (Alex)
Suzanna Hamilton (Anne/Virginia)
Kenneth Cranham (Edgar)
Marion Diamond (Denise)
Michael Kenton (magazine man)
Catherine Blake (Virginia (5))
Mark Kempner (morgue official)
Nik Myers (rent boy)
Ken Pritchard (bum 1)
Ian Rollison (bum 2)
David King (waiter)
Adrianne Alexander (prostitute)
Mark, Keri and Lisa Motileb (children)
Jake Omega (John)

Voice Over Artists
Charles Dubuc, Roberto Silletti (French voices)
Nik Myers (newscaster)
Oliver Smith (bum)

Extras
Len Bailey, Lois Beattie, Nick Chapman, John Edgar, Christos Georghiou, Warren O'Dowd, Mia Gutierrie, Neil Harris, Gregory Harris, David Johnson, George Khan, Simon Meneny, Susan McCabe, John Michael, Neil Purton, Rose Sellar, Amanda Veitch, Andrew Wilbury

Alternative Titles

Diario de un vampiro – Spain
Warlock: Tale of a Vampire