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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Ana Lily Amirpour • 2014 • USA • A surreal, stylish vampire western set in Bad City, an Iranian wasteland.
Strange things are afoot in Bad City. The Iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps, and other sordid souls, is a place that reeks of death and hopelessness, where a lonely vampire is stalking the towns most unsavory inhabitants. But when boy meets girl, an unusual love story begins to blossom...blood red.
Ana Lily Amirpour's debut feature premiered at Sundance, Rotterdam; Stockholm. It was also nominated for two Independent Spirit Awards and won the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Director.
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Joanna Hogg • United Kingdom • 2010 • A subtle critique of the manners of the British upper class.
A family gathers on the remote island of Tresco, off the southwestern coast of England. Amid this rugged landscap...