Interview with the Vampire: the vampire chronicles is a horror documentary style drama that stars Brad Pitt, Tom Cruise, and a young Kirsten Dunst. There is also an appearance made by Antonio Banderas later in the film. This movie is based off the first of Anne Rice's novels in her series of best seller vampire chronicles. This is an adult film that contains violence, gore, nudity and sexual themes. Running time for this film is approximately two hours.
A young journalist Daniel is invited to interview Louis, a vampire. Louis begins his tale by telling how he became a vampire. Devistated after the death of his wife, Louis drunkinly stumbles into trouble with a prostitute and her pimp. Vampire Lestat enters and kills both attackers and takes Louis with him draining his blood.
Lestat turns Louis into a vampire. At first Louis hates his unlife and refuses to kill people. He trys to survive off the blood of rats and other animals. In an effort to claim his loyalty Lestat turns a young girl Claudia into a vampire and makes her a daughter to Louis and himself.
Angered that she can not grow into a woman, Claudia blaims Lestat and trys to kill him. Burning down their home with Lestat inside Claudia and Louis travel the world looking for other vampires. They eventually find a theatre of vampires and Armand their leader. Louis becomes involved with Armond and turns a woman into a vampire as a companion for Claudia. Angered the theatre group kill Claudia and imprisson Louis. Armand save Louis but it is too late for Claudia. Louis sets the theatre on fire killing all but Armand.
In modern times Louis is pleased that with movies he can again see the sun and he eventually stumbles on a decayed and sickl Lestat. Louis leaves Lestat as he is and continues on with his life. In the end the young reporter is attacked after leaving the interview in his car by Lestat.