Leif Jonker's Darkness
Leif Jonker's Darkness
German Vampire Cut
WP: 1:43:44 / 1:47:01
DC: 1:22:08 / 1:25:19
Time indexes are taken from the DC. slight inaccuracies due to constant rewinding and fast forwarding are possible.
I hope you can forgive me if I forgot to list something.
The label Astro
released the so called Vampire Cut
of the Movie in Germany. You can campare this version with some kind of Workprint. The Vampire Version released in the USA includes the Director's Cut.03:09
The guy calling the cops is on the phone longer.
The dialogue between the cop and the injured person is longer too.
The car is seen longer.
Instead of the guy in the yellow shirt we see the filling station attendant.
The woman refuels her car longer.
The cop talks to John who threatens her with a gun.
John talks to Tobe.
It takes the cop longer to appear on screen.
John gets up and threatens the store clerk with his gun. He hides behind the counter and grabs a rifle.
The vampire approaches the gas station. Then we see John on the ground.
The vampire gets ready to bite the store clerk.
Tobe comes out from behind the shelf.
The camera pans over the corpses.
In the WP Greg talks to Diana, arranges to go out with her, drives to the Flying V, has visions on the parking lot, etc. Then Steve gets in his car, followed by a dialogue before they drive away.
In the DC Greg drives to Steves house, they talk about where to pick up the others, throw in a music tape and drive away.
When the stop sign is shown the versions are identical again.
Tobe approaches the corpse longer.
While Tobe inspects the house, the DC intercuts to the guys picking up the others for the concert.
Tobe approaches a door with a shotgun. This comes later in the DC.
The DC intercuts to a car and a hill.
Shots of the corpses in the car.
The vampire digs himself out of the hill and walks off.
Tobe, still holding his shotgun, kicks a door in and approaches the door leading upstairs.
Tobe darts doen the stairs and slams the door shut, followed by outdoor shots of the house. When the guy with the chainsaw attempts to cut the door down, Tobes gun jams.
As he manages to shoot the DC continues.
After Tobe has shot through the door and fails to hear anything from the other side he opens the door, sees the man lying on the ground, slams th door shut again and takes care of his gun. The DC continues as the man attacks him again.
One of the corpses gets up.
Now follows the scene from 19:08.
The guy crawls towards the rifle a bit longer.
After the guy has taken a shot to the head the wall is seen longer.
Tobe grabs the chainsaw and leaves the room. The ammo on the floor is seen longer as well. As the camera zooms away the DC continues.
Now the WP shows the scene that the DC showed at 08:29
Then the DC is missing
how Tobe exits the house, gets in his car and drives away.
Now the WP shows the scene that the DC showed at 13:27
Now the DC intercuts to a car and a hill.
The corpses in the car.
The vampire digs himself out and walks off.
Then the DC is missing this:
Tobe drives and the camera zooms in on him.
Different shot of the moon. More clouds in the DC.
The DC shows Kelly and Steve walking along the road, then running away from the guys blocking the streets. They are caught and killed shortly after.
Greg and Glen talking.
Greg walks into the house.
The DC shows Tobe in the car.
Greg ascends the stairs, looking for his parents.
The DC shows Tobe again.
Now the WP shows the scene that the DC showed at 25:09
Identical, safe for a two second shot of running.
Shot of Kelly.
Tobe is seen longer.
Tobe looks out the window a bit longer.
The door to Jodys room closes a bit longer.
An escape scene after they've left the house is missing in the WP.
In the WP they run to a bridge where they stop and Tobes gun jams again.
1)In the DC they now run along the street.
Then the WP shows the escape scene from 1:06:08
Then the DC shows the scene from 1)
Now the DC is missing this:
They run along the street and meet Diana who begs for help. Greg follows Diana while Tobe and Kelly leave. Kelly shoots a vampire while Tobe sits in the car. Then the y run, chased by vampires. Tobe pous holy water into the river, killing a few vampires with it. Then they find Greg again.
When Kelly tells Greg to hurry both versions are identical again.
When the sun rises a few shots of dying vampires have been interchanged.
Shot of a vampire.