A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night

Directed by Ana Lily Amirpour

The first Iranian Vampire Western, Ana Lily Amirpour's debut feature basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. A joyful mash-up of genre, archetype and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the Iranian New Wave. Amped by a mix of Iranian rock, techno and Morricone-inspired riffs, its airy, anamorphic, black-and-white aesthetic and artfully drawn-out scenes combine the simmering tension of Sergio Leone with the surrealism of David Lynch.

Strange things are afoot in Bad City, where a lonely vampire is stalking the towns' most unsavory inhabitants.

Cast: Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Mozhan Marno, Marshall Manesh, Dominic Rains

Member Reviews

Incredible. Love movies that leave you with questions. If you like David Lynch you'll love this movie.

AmourFou
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4 days ago

Pretty good movie. Kind of slow, but it has this sweet spaghetti western-like soundtrack, and the black and white asthetic is nice, too. Highly recommend at least watching it once. Not your typical vampire movie. 5 skulls

GodMode
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5 days ago

A vampire in a hijab who rides a skateboard and kills trash dudes! What more could you want? This is a really interesting twist on vampire movies. It can be a little slow at times, but the tension and the visuals make this a great watch. It's not super spooky, so if you want to get someone into horror, this could be a good start.

ras
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4 days ago

All about the vibes. A pleasure to watch, but unlikely to spook anyone. A cool take on a modern vampire.

chexmex
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1 week ago

A lovely gem.

Pete_Evil
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1 week ago