Absinthe at the Movies, Part III


Absinthe in “Dracula” (1992)

In the Francis Ford Coppola film “Dracula” (1992), the character of Dracula, played by Gary Oldman, charms Winona Ryder’s character over a glass of absinthe.

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Absinthe in “Total Eclipse” (1995)

In this 1995 film depicting the love affair between two artists, the artist played by Leonardo DiCaprio sits at a table where men drink absinthe, as was the custom in those days. Moreover, DiCaprio’s character listens to another artist read aloud a poem entitled “Green Absinthe.”


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Absinthe in “Get Him To The Greek” (2010)

In this 2010 comedy starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand, both of their characters drink absinthe during a night out.