Only Lovers Left Alive

Opens Friday, April 25
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2hr 03mins // directed by:Jim Jarmusch // featuring:Tilda Swinton, Tom HIddleston

Tilda Swinton and Tom Hiddleston star in director Jim Jarmusch's (Broken Flowers, Ghost Dog) wry, tender take on the vampire genre.

Set against the romantic desolation of Detroit and Tangier, an underground musician (Hiddleston), deeply depressed by the direction of human activities, reunites with his resilient and enigmatic lover (Swinton).

Their love story has already endured several centuries at least, but their debauched idyll is soon disrupted by her wild and uncontrollable younger sister (Mia Wasikowska). Can these wise but fragile outsiders continue to survive as the modern world collapses around them?

Official selection: Cannes Film Festival (2013), New York Film Festival (2013).

 

The Boston Globe

Only Lovers Left Alive is disarmingly direct and charmingly directed; it’s a bona fide love story" - Ty Burr