An Australian import directed by David Blyth from a screenplay by Michael Heath, MY GRANDPA IS A VAMPIRE features Al Lewis, a veteran American TV actor, in the title role. Lewis aquits himself well in an otherwise unfunny farcical fantasy aimed at children.
Elderly Vernon T. Cooger (Lewis) lives with his homely, childless middle-aged daughter, Leah (Pat Evison), and his churlish son-in-law Ernie (Noel Appleby). During the summer holidays, Lonny, Leah's young nephew (Justin Gocke), is sent by his parents to visit Aunt Leah and Uncle Ernie. Lonny is an
energetic boy who quickly makes friends with a neighbor, Kanziora (Milan Borich), and the two boys soon become in...