Dracula

Easter egg: In the 2007 Collector's Edition, in the Documentaries section on disc 2, move down to "The Costumes are the Sets" and press right. The red Dracula mask will appear. Press enter to watch a short clip of Gary Oldman presenting Dracula as a leprechaun. If you click the icon again afterward, you can enjoy a short outtake featuring Gary Oldman getting a very unexpected surprise from his infant co-star.

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Dracula: The blood is the life. And it shall be mine.

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Trivia: When Mina recalls her previous life as Elisabeta, she says she remembers a land beyond a great forest. "Land beyond the forest" is the literal meaning of Transylvania.

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Question: Why would the brides lay out in the open when they slept? After 400 years wouldn't they know better? Also, Are they falling in love with Harker?

Answer: It's unlikely they were falling in love with Harker: they are sadistic, baby-eating monsters who regarded Harker as food and a temporary plaything. As for them sleeping in the open, the local populace dreads and avoids Dracula's castle, so there's hardly any fear of intruders. Van Helsing did enter and kill them, but they reckoned, mistakenly, that he too would be too afraid to do so, especially after their horse-mauling escapades the previous night.

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Answer: They are lesser vampires whose power is tied to Dracula, who in turn is entirely preoccupied with Mina. And as Van Helsing noted, vampires are weak at daytime, further reducing their ability to sense unwanted visitors. And a decapitated vampire, in this universe and most others, is dead and cannot be resurrected, ever.

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