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First Stills and Sales Art - The Countess

One of history's most intriguing figures is Elizabeth Bathory, whose nickname, the "Blood Countess", refers to the legendary accounts of her bathing in the blood of virgins in order to retain her youth. Acclaimed French actress Julie Delpy has taken on Bathory's persona in The Countess, which she also directed. It's been about a year since the trailer made its way online, but now with Cannes in the air the first stills and early sales art have come to light.

A Trailer for Julie Delpy's The Countess

One of history's most intriguing figures is Elizabeth Bathory, whose nickname, the "Blood Countess", refers to the legendary accounts of her bathing in the blood of virgins in order to retain her youth. Acclaimed French actress Julie Delpy has taken on Bathory's persona in The Countess, which she also directed.

Countess Teaser, Darkness Plot

Women just don’t have the kind of devotion to men that they did back in the 16th Century, you know what I mean? When was the last time you had a girl willing to bathe in the blood of virgins so she could stay young enough to keep you interested in her? It’s been years for me...