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The Hunger is a British film of genre Drama directed by Tony Scott released in USA on 29 april 1983 with Catherine Deneuve

The Hunger (1983)

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The Hunger is a 1983 British erotic horror film directed by Tony Scott, and starring Catherine Deneuve, David Bowie, and Susan Sarandon. It is the story of a love triangle between a doctor who specialises in sleep and ageing research and a vampire couple. The film is a loose adaptation of the 1981 novel of the same name by Whitley Strieber, with a screenplay by Ivan Davis and Michael Thomas.

The film was screened, out of competition at the 1983 Cannes Film Festival.


Miriam Blaylock (Catherine Deneuve) is a beautiful and dangerous immortal vampire, promising specially chosen humans eternal life as her vampire lovers. As the film begins, her vampire companion is John (David Bowie), a talented cellist whom she married in 18th century France. The film opens in a night club in New York, to a live performance from Bauhaus. There they connect with another young couple who are brought home and fed upon by slashing their throats with a bladed Ankh pendant. The bodies are disposed of by an incinerator in the basement of John and Miriam's elegant New York townhouse, where they pose as a wealthy couple who teach classical music. The only student shown is a young tomboy violinist named Alice Cavender (Beth Ehlers).


Catherine Deneuve

(Miriam Blaylock)
David Bowie

(John Blaylock)
Susan Sarandon

(Dr. Sarah Roberts)
Cliff De Young

(Tom Haver)
Dan Hedaya

(Lieutenant Allegrezza)
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