Dark Prince: the True Story of Dracula

Dark Prince: the True Story of Dracula
Type TV Movie
MPAA Rating N/A
Runtime 2hr
Genres Drama, Thriller, Horror, Historical
Keywords N/A
Status Completed
US Release Date
  
Name Credit Credited as Role Id Sort Order
Rudolf Martin Actor Vlad Dracula 1 1000001
Jane March Actor Lidia 1 1000002
Christopher Brand Actor Bruno 1 1000003
Peter Weller Actor Father Stefan 1 1000004
Roger Daltrey Actor King Janos of Hungary 1 1000005
Michael Sutton Actor Radu 1 1000006
Radu Amzulescu Actor Inquisitor 1 1000007
Dan Badaru Actor Dracula's Father 1 1000008
Claudiu Bleont Actor Sultan Mohammed 1 1000009
Dan Bordeianu Actor Vlad III at Age 18 1 1000010
Niels Brinks Actor Radu as a Teenager 1 1000011
Marius Capota Actor Prince Karl's Soldier 1 1000012
Serban Celea Actor Emissary 1 1000013
Laura Cret Actor Lady in Waiting 1 1000014
Eugene Cristea Actor Andrei 1 1000015
George Grigore Actor Priest No 1 1 1000016
Sebastian Lupea Actor Vlad Dracula as a Teenager 1 1000017
Roxana Marian Actor Maria 1 1000018
Maia Morgenstern Actor Woman 1 1000019
Orodel Olaru Actor Elderly Noble 1 1000020
Mircea Stoian Actor Corpulent Noble 1 1000021
Claudiu Trandafir Actor Prince Karl 1 1000022
Victor Ungureanu Actor Vlad III at Age 8 1 1000023
Razvan Vasilescu Actor Aron 1 1000024
Joe Chappelle Director n/a 2 2000001
Peter Locke Executive Producer n/a 174 3000001
Donald Kushner Executive Producer n/a 174 3000002
Avram "Butch" Kaplan Producer n/a 3 3000003
Teresa Garber Associate Producer n/a 171 3000004
Vlad Paunescu Associate Producer n/a 171 3000005
Matt Earl Beesley Associate Producer n/a 171 3000006
Tom Baum Screenplay n/a 120778 4000001
Cris Andrei Production Supervisor n/a 307 5000001
Gabi Antal Production Supervisor (Romania) 307 5000002
Adrian Conerth Production Manager (Romania) 305 5000003
Maggie Parker Assistant Director n/a 163 5000004
Lari Maronese Assistant Director (Romania) 163 5000005
Cornelia Stefan Script Supervisor n/a 191 5000006
Dermott D Downs Director of Photography n/a 120780 6000001
Max Lemnij Camera Operator n/a 239 6000002
Nguyen The Zoun Steadicam Operator n/a 232 6000003
Dan Alexe Video Assist/Playback video assistant 120899 6000004
Stefan Mangar Camera Assistant camera production assistant 120867 6000005
Joe Rabig Editor n/a 172 7000001
Frankie Blue Music n/a 120781 8000001
Cristian Niculescu Production Designer n/a 164 9000001
Cristian Baluta Set Decorator n/a 165 9000002
Zoltan Szabo Art Director art direction 183 9000003
Daniel Barbu Swing Gang n/a 434 9000004
Cornel Duta Swing Gang n/a 434 9000005
Serban Porupca Assistant Art Director n/a 315 9000006
Annette Benson Casting (USA) 179 10000001
Sylvie Brocheré Casting (Paris) (London) 179 10000002
Catalin Dardea Casting (Romania) 179 10000003
Oana Paunescu Costume Designer n/a 169 13000001
Christian Gruau Hair Stylist key hairstylist 120799 13000002
Catalin Ciutu Hair Stylist key hairstylist 120799 13000003
Vivian Baker Makeup key makeup 353 13000004
Tiberiu Borcoman Sound Mixer n/a 230 14000001
Radu Ion Electrician n/a 450 15000001
Ian Marcu Electrician n/a 450 15000002
Bela Unger Stunt Coordinator (Hungary) 120804 19000001
Adrian Pavlovschi Stunt Coordinator (Romania) 120804 19000002
Fanel Ursu Stunts n/a 240 19000003
Livia Fister Stunts n/a 240 19000004
Florin Barcun Stunts n/a 240 19000005
Silvia Mikai Stunts n/a 240 19000006
Lucian Iordache Special Effects Supervisor n/a 545 23000001
Viorel Ghenea Property Master n/a 120805 24000001
Petre Veniamin Other painter 120795 26000001
Nicolae Alexa Other painter 120795 26000002
Cristian Stefan Other painter 120795 26000003
Sheri Sedlik Publicity publicist(USA Network/Los Angeles) 120789 29000001
Ron Sato Publicity publicist(USA Network/Los Angeles) 120789 29000002
Synopsis
The story of Vlad the Impaler, a 15th century Romanian prince who inspired the legend of Dracula. He led the people of Romania against the awesome power of the Turkish Ottoman Empire led by his traitorous brother Radu. During his epic lifelong battle, Vlad falls madly in love with Lidia, the woman who stole his heart and became his wife.<P>Teen Vlad Dracula and his younger brother Radu are kidnapped and held hostage by the Turkish Sultan, Mohammed. Their father is murdered -- buried alive -- but no one knows by whom. The Sultan holds the boys prisoner for many years. When the grown Vlad Dracula is finally released, he voews to avenge his father's death and return to liberate his brother from the Sultan. He journeys to Hungary to ask for an army from King Janos in order to overthrow the Turks and regain his kingdom. While dining with the King, he meets a nobleman's daughter, Lidia; they fall in love and quickly marry.<P>In Romania, peasants cheer the return of their prince. To restore peace and order, Vlad brutally kills common criminals, corrupt noblemen and clergy alike, impaling bodies on stakes for public display. Vlad Dracula is aided in his quest to unite Romania by a former slave who becomes his chief confidant, Bruno. Vlad manages to hide the ruthlessness of his vicious actions from Lidia, whom he protects from the reality of the world outside. At war with the Turks, Vlad is badly wounded. Lidia is stricken with grief and madness, imagining she hears the tortured cries of the dead noblemen killed by her husband. She leaps to her death from the castle. Her body is never recovered, and she walks the earth as an "undead."<P>Radu, envious of his brother, attacks his homeland leading the Turkish army. Converted by the Sultan, he has returned full of hate for Vlad, who escapes, only to be imprisoned by King Janos who has reversed his loyalty. Vlad Dracula must fight once again to regain his kingdom for his son. Learning the true identity of his father's killer, he is excommunicated for his act of retribution. Vlad Dracula is murdered by his brother, and with his wife, Lidia, becomes one of the undead -- doomed to wander the world "incorrupt and entire."
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