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

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brendaF
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14 hours ago

hmm; i think i liked this. the feel you get from the film being black & white with the secular camera angles & having hardly any dialog is really interesting. i don't think i'd watch this again, but i'm glad i watched it once.

kvngh08
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5 days ago

one of my favorites now holy moly this was amazing

demonmeka
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11 days ago

this movie is beautiful. cant really say much else. nigh perfect

FocusMan
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a month ago

I liked it, interesting contrasts in values and social norms. Music was cool, good mix of east and west.

DeadWitch
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2 months ago