Ana Lily Amirpour – A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)


“The first Iranian Vampire Western ever made, Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut 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.”

Synopsis: In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

“Like no movie you’ve ever seen.” – Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic

“It’s often at its best when it’s off on a moody tangent. But it has something and is well worth seeing, especially if you’re a horror fan or a fan of art cinema.” – Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress

“An astonishing début that marks out Ana Lily Amirpour as an extraordinary directorial talent.” – Jenny Kermode, An Eye for Film

“The freshest take on the vampire genre since “Let the Right One In,” “Night” is an intoxicating mix of genres all deftly and lovingly mashed together.” – Rob Thomas, Madison Movie


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