“She slept in my coffin at first… till the day came when she wanted one of her own. But still, whenever she awoke, she would crawl into mine.” Louis de Pointe du Lac, Interview with the Vampire
Notice the caged bird on the left there? Recurring caged bird theme in this movie. Caged birds, caged people… the night Louis and Claudia leave for Europe, they set two birds free.