The Lair of the White Worm
Blu-ray (Vestron Video Collector’s Series)
Director: Ken Russell
Screenwriter: Ken Russell
Cast: Amanda Donohoe, Hugh Grant, Catherine Oxenberg, Peter Capaldi, Sammi Davis, Stratford Johns
Rated R | 93 Minutes
Release Date: January 31, 2017
Written and directed by Ken Russell (The Devils, Altered States), 1988’s The Lair of the White Worm is an adaptation of Bram Stoker‘s 1911 novel, based on the English legend of the Lambton Worm.
Peter Capaldi (Doctor Who) stars as Angus Flint, a Scottish archaeology student excavating the site of a convent at a bed and breakfast run by the Trent sisters, Mary (Sammi Davis, Mona Lisa) and Eve (Catherine Oxenberg, Dynasty). There he unearths a massive, snake-like skull and believes it may be connected to the local legend of the d’Ampton worm, a mythical creature that feasted on the flesh of virgins.
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