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dev ([personal profile] renart) wrote2015-07-23 07:49 pm
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دختری در شب تنها به خانه می‌رود‎ [A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night] (2014, US)

Ana Lily Amirpour certainly has a bright future ahead of her if "A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night", her directorial debut, is anything to go by. And it probably most definitely is. It's melancholy, trippy, atmospheric, touching, and beautifully choreographed with an awesome accompanying soundtrack, to boot. (Apparently Amirpour is also working on a comic adaptation, which looks just as cool.)

This is a new and interesting spin on the vampire genre, which--I hate to say it, am I gonna say it? yeeeeah--needs new blood. You can't get much more newer than "Iranian vampire spaghetti western romance", and the movie is just as cool and fascinating as that makes it sound. "Bad City", an Iranian ghost town populated by druggies, extortionists, and all others who manage to eek out a life there, is the unknowing hunting ground for a modern vampire. And she's not at all what you'd expect. Save for chilling. And most of all, lonely and in need of a kindred spirit. Fortunately, she's not quite as alone as she thinks.

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