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Kiss of the Damned

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Beautiful vampire Djuna (Josephine de La Baume) tries to resist the advances of the handsome, human screenwriter Paolo (Milo Ventimiglia), but eventually gives in to their passion. When her troublemaker sister Mimi (Roxane Mesquida) unexpectedly comes to visit, Djuna’s love story is threatened, and the whole vampire community becomes endangered…


Director: Xan Cassavetes
Screenplay: Xan Cassavetes
Produced by: DEERJEN, VerisimilitudE
Producers: Jen Gatien , Alex Orlovsky
Executive Producers: Adam S. Bersin , Jacob Pechenik , Riaz Tyab ,
Jonathan Vinnik , Jesse Itzler
Co-producers: Jacob Jaffke , Jonathan Montepare , John F. Lyons
Co-Executive Producer: Dawn Cullen Jonas
Cinematographer: Tobias Datum
Production Design: Chris Trujillo
Editors: Taylor Gianotas , John F. Lyons
Costume Design: Audrey Louise Reynolds
Composer: SteVen Hufsteter
Additional Original Music By: Demdike Stare


Joséphine de la Baume DJUNA
Milo Ventimiglia PAOLO
Roxane Mesquida MIMI
Anna Mouglalis XENIA
Michael Rapaport BEN
Riley Keough ANNE
Ching Valdes-Aran IRENE


“Veritably soaked in the blood of movie lore, rapacious lovers of cult cinema will sink their fangs into this. A sly tribute to old-school horror films.” – Leslie Felperin, Variety

“Turbo-charged eroticism and tongue-in-cheek humor. It will get its fangs into genre fanboys and Tarantino-style cineastes.” – Lee Marshall, Screen

“Imbues vampires with a dripping sensuality, bloodthirst and European sensibility and style that's been lacking from recent bloodsucking fare.” – Fangoria

"DAZZLING, WITH A DANGEROUS, SWIRLING EROTICISM. ‘Kiss’ has found a way to make vampirism exhilarating onscreen again.” – Samuel Zimmerman, Fangoria

"DEVIOUSLY ENTERTAINING. Smart, stylish, and very sexy.” – Scott Weinberg, Fearnet

“CRAZY. KINKY. COOL. An inviting, fresh take on a familiar storyline.” – William Bibbiani, Crave

"TRULY EXCITING. AS BEAUTIFUL A THRILLER AS WE’VE SEEN IN QUITE SOME TIME. It’s truly great to know the erotic thriller is still not only alive and still as vital as ever. - Joshua Brunsting, Criterioncast

Date for DVD release subject to change.