Summer of Blood

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    Summer of Blood

    Directed by

    USA

    2014

    86 min

    • English

    Comedy, Horror

    Lousy lover and egocentric Eric Sparrow is dumped by his girlfriend after rejecting her marital proposal. After a few failed dates his luck turns when a chance encounter with a vampire turns him into a sex god. Tour de force by the writer-actor-director Onur Tukel.​

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Anna Margaret Hollyman
    Dakota Goldhor
    Onur Tukel
    Dustin Guy
    Melodie Sisk
    Jason Selvig
    Screenplay
    Onur Tukel
    Cinematography
    Jason Banker
    Editing
    Onur Tukel
    Sales
    NEW EUROPE FILM SALES
    Production
    FACTORY 25

    Press

    The most unusual of Tribeca’s horror offerings…

    Unknown, The New York Times

    Vampire Comedy with a heart. Brooklyn hipster variation on the familiar horror movie genre.

    Unknown, Indiewire

    Tukel…makes Woody Allen seem an oasis of well-being.

    Unknown, The Wall Street Journal

    If Woody Allen made a vampire flick, it might resemble Summer of Blood. Summer of Blood Is One of the Best Horror Comedies in Years!

    Unknown, Bloody Disgusting

    Tukel's performance is Wolfman-meets-Woody-Allen genius.

    Hammer to Nail

    Onur Tukel

    Onur Tukel

    USA

    Onur Tukel is a filmmaker, writer/illustrator, and occasional actor. He co-starred in Michael Tully's feature film, SEPTIEN, for which Tukel also created 65 pastel and ink drawings that were exhibited at the Pennington Gallery in New York in 2011. He co-starred in Alex Karpovsky's first feature film RED FLAG, and recently wrote and directed the feature film, RICHARD'S WEDDING, which The Wall Street Journal proclaimed, "sets a new standard for laughs-per-minute in a micro-budget comedy." Onur’s second children’s book, Rainstack!, was published by Two Lions in 2013. His feature film SUMMER OF BLOOD (2014) wolrd premiered in Tribeca.