Blood Ransom

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Blood Ransom
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Directed byFrancis dela Torre
Produced byAlbert Chang
Barclay DeVeau
Francis dela Torre
Kim Coleman
Ted Manotoc
Derrick Santos
Screenplay byFrancis dela Torre
Based onOriginal Material
Starring Anne Curtis
Alexander Dreymon
Music byAlbert Chang
CinematographyFrancis dela Torre
Jasmin Kuhn
Edited byThomas Apolonio
Production
company
Tectonic Films
Distributed byTectonic Films
VIVA Films
Release date
  • October 29, 2014 (2014-10-29)(Philippines)
  • October 31, 2014 (2014-10-31)(United States)
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Box officeP80 million

Blood Ransom is a 2014 independent American thriller vampire romance film directed by Francis dela Torre and starring Anne Curtis and Alexander Dreymon. The film was produced by Tectonic Films.

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Plot

Crystal is a beautiful yet fragile girl in her early twenties. But something dark and brooding burns inside her and she fights to hold it back. She falls for the charms of the equally beautiful bad boy and criminal, Roman. He lures her into a life of “sin.” And she follows him. But when that life turns deadly, she regrets her choice. One day she wakes up and realizes that Roman has turned her into a monster. She is now trapped in a life she cannot escape. Until she inadvertently finds a way out through a young nobody named Jeremiah, who works for Roman as a driver. She manages to “escape” from Roman through a foolish kidnapping plot that goes wrong. Jeremiah and Crystal subsequently begin a dangerous love affair and devise a crazy plan that can make her human again. But Roman sends his cold-blooded henchman, Bill, to hunt them down. Crystal is now faced with a deadly choice: she can kill Jeremiah to live, or follow an impossible plan that can turn her soul human again, so that she can be with the man with whom she has fallen in love.

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Reception

The film received a mixed response from critics, but garnered praises from audiences, citing the film's dark and gritty take on the vampire mythology as one of the factors that made this film stand up from the rest of the genre.

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References

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