A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Friday, February 16
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1hr 39mins // directed by:Ana Lily Amirpour // featuring:Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Mozhan Marnó, Marshall Manesh

A love story between two tortured souls in the Iranian Ghost town called Bad City...a place that reeks of death and loneliness where a lonesome vampire is preying on the towns most depraved denizens.

The first Vampire Western ever made in the Farsi language, 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.

Boston Herald

"Fans of horror-film/art-movie hybrids, drop everything and get to the Coolidge Corner Theatre to see writer/director Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut feature, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night .... Billed as the first Iranian vampire movie, this lyrical, lushly atmospheric, black-and-white gem was shot in a small industrial town in California, although it is credibly set in Bad City, Iran, a kind of oil-field ghost town out of some Eastern version of the Old West.  A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a genre-film knockout." – James Verniere

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Boston Globe

"Iranian western meets vampire flick" – Ty Burr

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