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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night 2014


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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night 2014 15

101 mins USA Director. Ana Lily Amirpour

A lone female vampire stalks the nocturnal streets of a decaying ghost town, searching for prey. One of the town’s residents is Arash, who through a series of events involving his junkie father, a prostitute and a drug-dealing pimp, encounters the enigmatic bloodsucker and an unlikely love story begins to unfold.

Although set in the fictional Iranian town of Bad City, Ana Lily Amirpour’s arresting debut was shot in California, the story adapted from its previous incarnations as a graphic novel and short film.

With its stark black and white photography, Jarmusch-esque deadpan humour and memorable images of a hijab-clad bloodsucker skateboarding the streets, Amirpour’s film is a superbly ambitious exercise in style and atmosphere. If you only see one Iranian vampire western this year, make sure it’s this one.

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Directed by

Ana Lily Amirpour


Dominic Rains

Marshall Manesh

Mozhan Marnò

Arash Marandi

Sheila Vand




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15 Contains drug use, strong violence, sex.







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