Bram Stoker's Dracula

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Bram Stoker's Dracula is a 1992 movie produced and directed by Francis Ford Coppola based on the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker. It starred Keanu Reeves, Gary Oldman, Anthony Hopkins and Winona Ryder.

Jonathan Harker, assistant real estate agent, travels to the mountains of Transylvania to arrange a real estate deal with a creepy count Dracula who lives in a castle. When the count sees a picture of Harker's fiancee Mina he tells Harker to write to her, saying that he will stay on for a couple of weeks longer. While Harker is locked up in the castle, the count travels to London to meet Mina who reminds him of princess he loved a long time ago.

It is arguably the closest film adaptation of the novel made to date, but—despite the suggestion of the title—has a number of significant differences from Stoker's version, notably including a subplot in which Mina Harker was revealed to be the reincarnation of Dracula's greatest love. Because of copyrighted title for Dracula, Francis Ford Coppola had to opt for the alternative title 'Bram Stoker's Dracule' which made it only closer to the novel.

The film went on to win three technical Academy Awards including Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Best Sound Effects Editing.

The soundtrack included Love Song for a Vampire by Annie Lennox.

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