The Countess

Synopsis: A 17th century Hungarian countess embarks on a murderous undertaking, with the belief that bathing in the blood of virgins will preserve her beauty.
Director(s): Julie Delpy
  1 win & 1 nomination.
98 min

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Countess Erzebet Bathory


History is a tale told by the victors

Who are the victors?

Barbaric warriors, mad kings,

and greedy traitors

Maybe most of our historis are made of fables fabricated by those glorious victors

This is the story of Countess Erzebet Bathory.

Not just history remembers her

but also how I rember her

Countess Erzebet Bathory was born into one of the Hungary's most lxxx families in 1560.

Your future wife

She was promised to Ferenc Ndasdy's at birth

Erzebet, come here

They stole a horse that deserved to be punished

History tells us, from very early age,

Erzebet learnt to be fearlss



The seed will turn into a big tree one day

...and pittyless

Why is it? when you put someone under the ground they do not grow like seed?

The seeds are alive, whereas people we burried under ground are dead

- But if we burry them alive?

- They suffocate and die

So we get eaten by worms

The body melts away but the soul passes onto heaven or hell

You will go to heaven just like your Papa

The soul is eternal my dear

If it was not, I will have to raise an army to counque death

He is so lovely, I want him to be my husband

When he reachs his marring age,

you will be old and worn

Count Nadasky will be your husband

I beg you not to harm him

I love him, Mother

The only love you shall feel is to our lord

yuo should respect to your husband

But for pesents and servants

you must never fornicate with them

Your pesent will die as he deserves

- It is a boy

- Leave

But Mother, my child

She was married to Ferenc Nadasky at she was 15

Her mother died soon after

Erzebet managed her estate masterfully

Soon many noble families from kingdoms of Bohimia to Poland were in debt to her and her husband

She even lent a large amount of money to the king himself

She gave Nadasky 3 children

The first child was born 10 years into the union

She hardly spent any time with her husband

In less than 50 years

The Turks has slaughtered and slaved half the population of Hungary

Nadasky and his men were only worriors they fear

Erzebet funded a hospital for the poor

But xxx said, that many of them never came out alive

There were devoted protestant.

Erzebet believed many heretical theories

Darvulia, who some claimed was witch,

managed Erzebet's wealth so well

that some believed she know the reciep for making gold

The combination of Nadasky's military power

and Erzebet's intelligence and unbending will

quickly makes them the most feared, respected and powerful family in the kingdom

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- Good afternoon, my King

- Good afternoon, Dear Count Nadasky.

Your majesty, I have come to demand my pay for the last year of war.

Of course, you are welcome to

stay for a few days if you wish

while we gather the amount

- We'll having excution all day tomorrow.

- Uhm, unfortunatly, I have no time to wait.

- I must leave before night fall.

- What a shame.

Half in gold, half in dollars will do

Good day, My King

A gift from the King

With what he still owns us,

he should have got me the holy grail.

Mother, Father is back

- Please leave the room... Now.

- Leave

I brough you my pay. And...

Oh, thank you dady. A bird.

- I feel a bit sick

- It is the wine

My head hurts

You're burning up

Let me get Darvulia

She will surely have good xxx for you

I do not need the help of Satan.


You saved me, my love.

I can see the beautiful morning light

I am sorry dear, but he is gone.

Count Ferenc Nadasky

was a good husband and father.

But above all, a great warrior.

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Julie Delpy

Julie Delpy (French: [ʒyli dɛlpi]; born 21 December 1969) is a French-American actress, film director, screenwriter, and singer-songwriter. She studied filmmaking at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts and has directed, written, or acted in more than 30 films, including Europa Europa (1990), Voyager (1991), Three Colors: White (1993), Before Sunrise (1995), An American Werewolf in Paris (1997), Before Sunset (2004), 2 Days in Paris (2007), and Before Midnight (2013). She has been nominated for three César Awards, two Online Film Critics Society Awards, and two Academy Awards. After moving to the United States in 1990, she became an American citizen in 2001. more…

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