With sheila vand, arash marandi, marshall manesh, mozhan marno. Jun 18, 2015 a girl walks home alone at night 2015 bad city, a comic book mesh of iran and the us like the films writerdirector ana lily amirpour where pimps, whores and drug addicts fill the street at night, watched over by a lone girl in the shadows. It has elements of film noir, western, horror, and romance. Writerdirector ana lily amirpour provides a piercing glimpse into the narrators backstory and an uninhibited exploration of what it truly means to be a vampire. Meet the woman who directed the worlds only iranian. Book 1 of 2 in the a girl walks home alone at night series. A girl walks home alone at night thankfully is the latter of these scenarios and a wonderful debut feature length film for its director, ana lily amirpour. A girl walks home alone at night 2014 rotten tomatoes. A girl walks home alone at night is the debut feature from ana lily amirpour the bad batch 2017.
When i see a title of a comic called a girl walks home alone at night it screams bad things are. Its finally available on itunes and will be available on dvd april 21. I adored this movie its a quirky romance as well as a subversive feminist horror movie with minimal gore but. Shot in a woozy blackandwhite widescreen that recalls a lot, but expresses little, a girl is best appreciated as a kind. Until you earn points all your submissions need to be vetted by other comic vine users. So it would come to be that a girl walks home alone at night became one of my most anticipated releases of 2014 and into 2015 when the opportunity not for the want of trying finally arose for me to see it. It can be a horror film when it wants to, and also an oddball comedy just as easily. Think a toneddown version of aliens crib in spring breakers the mounted animal heads, the fur carpets and nice furniture, the suitcase filled with drug money and coke lined up on the glass table next to it. In the iranian ghosttown bad city, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire. What i wasn t expecting was a comic that reads like sin city mixed with batman and a dose of the supernatural.
Previously purchased books will continue to be available in my books. A girl walks home alone at night smart bitches, trashy books. Vampire film girl walks home alone at night, as a comic. She had all the backstory thought up that didnt make it in the film. She had all this material that she wanted to share. May 04, 2015 a girl walks home alone at night is now available on bluray from kino lorber and is also streaming on netflix a farsilanguage feminist vampire western new wave black and white noir probably sounds like a movie that is trying too hard. Jun 16, 2015 the second issue of a girl walks home alone at night is an introspective chapter entitled who am i. She is most known for her feature film debut, a girl walks home alone at night, that made its debut at the sundance film festival in 2014, and which was based on a previous short film she wrote and directed with the same title that won best short film at the 2012 noor iranian film festival. A girl walks home alone at night is as irregular trend towards repetition as fascinating her powerful aesthetics, and has a great asset in its leading actress. Choosing to film void of color strands the film outside of any clear temporality or geography, and further emphasizes the relative similarity between day and night, destabilizing viewers ability to place the film within a spatial or national. Fictional females the girl, a girl walks home alone at night. A lady vigilante prowls the night with internal monologues and a thirst for the living.
Jim morisson reportedly once likened film spectators to quiet vampires, and if indeed they are, then the titular protagonist of a girl walks home alone at night must do a lot of movie. Part german expressionist horror movie, part spaghetti western, part 50s rebel drama, a girl walks home alone at night is soaked in blackandwhite mood, like an old. Sheila vand as the girl arash marandi as arash marshall manesh as hossein the junkie mozhan marno as atti the prostitute. Adventures of sabrina bbc america classic film oscars romantic comedy justice league infographic cbs all access blockbuster comic book award winner tomatazos dc spy thriller pet sematary mcu sony pictures docudrama historical.
Mar 26, 2015 a girl walks home alone at night is being marketed as the first iranian vampire western. A girl walks home alone at night little white lies. Written and directed by ana lily amirpour and based on her own comic book series, a girl walks home alone at night might more accurately. A girl walks home alone at night archives the playlist. The feminist vampire movie that teaches bad men a gory. After working on her film a girl walks home alone at night for a year, no sooner did the writerdirector arrive in park city than she slipped on some ice and cracked open her forehead. Tagged as the first iranian vampire western, it was chosen to show in the next program at the 2014 sundance film festival.
A girl walks home alone at night 2014 official trailer. The writer and directors debut feature film, a girl walks home alone at night hit theatres this week after building significant hype at sundance. Apr 04, 2015 something new, something different, at last. When i see a title of a comic called a girl walks home alone at night it screams bad things are going to happen here. Dokhtari dar sab tanha be xane miravad is a 2014 american vampire western film directed by ana lily amirpour. Ever since seeing the trailer, you have no idea how long i have been waiting to watch a girl walks home alone at night.
Loaded with all sorts of cool special features and an awesome comic book. The visual language of the film is not unlike that of a comic book, with its high. A hipster vampire girl on a skateboard rides through the night, her chador billowing out like batmans cape, backed by music from a spaghetti western. A girl walks home alone at night is the debut comic from writerdirector ana lily amirpour. Beware, you are proposing to add brand new pages to the wiki along with your edits. A girl walks home alone at night, which amirpour expanded into a comic book as she was writing the screenplay, has few cheap thrills or extraneous gore. A joyful mashup of genre, archetype and iconography, its prolific influences span spaghetti westerns, graphic novels, horror films, and the iranian new wave.
A girl walks home at night evokes an underground comic book, black ink realizing fringe characters and splashy frames both intimate and wide. What i wasnt expecting was a comic that reads like sin city mixed with batman and a dose of the supernatural. This edit will also create new pages on comic vine for. Writerdirector ana lily amirpour took the horror world by storm with her genredefying vampire movie a girl walks home alone at night, that was equal parts terrifying and romantic. A girl walks home alone at night is presented in black and white, lending the film a ghostly quality. There are a couple of notable things to mention about the new film a girl walks home alone at night. Win a girl walks home alone at night prize pack including the poster and comic book. A girl walks home alone at night has such an intriguing central imagea female vampire identified only as the girl sheila vand, who prowls the streets of an imaginary persian township, dressed in a chador and a breton stripe topthat one wishes it were a better film.
Of course this came with much anticipation, and thats probably never a good thing. The vampire fantasy a girl walks home alone at night is an. Maika monroes five favorite horror films a girl walks home alone at night 2014 96%. Death is the answer by ana lily amirpour goodreads. A girl walks home alone at night is one of several great movies about strong women this year although too few in mainstream hollywood, but also one of several which shows women as predators of men. A girl walks home alone at night takes place in a forgotten iranian city that is terrorized by a skateboarding vampire a hypnotic sheila vand who preys on men who disrespect women. Thats sort of what spawned the whole comic book series. Written and directed by ana lily amirpour 2014, 101 minutes, rated 15 uk theatrical release on may 22nd 2015. The film stars sheila vand 68 kill 2017, arash marandi under the shadow 2016, marshall manesh benjamin troubles 2015, mozhan marno the blacklist 20142017 tv series, dominic rains powers 20152016 tv series, rome shadanloo the cottage 2012, and milad eghbali. Review a girl walks home alone at night weird, wild stuff. Who am i michael deweese, ana lily amirpour, jon conrad, ben conrad, patrick brosseau on. A girl walks home alone at night isnt defined by one genre or tone. Amirpour has stated that graphic novels are a major source of inspiration for her.
Unboxing a girl walks home alone at night special edition blu. About 20 minutes into a girl walks home alone at night, the local drug dealer, saeed dominic rains, takes a girl shelia vand back to his flat. A girl walks home alone at night, is consistently impressive. Director ana lily amirpours guide to filmmaking and back to. The first iranian vampire western, ana lily amirpours debut feature a girl walks home alone at night basks in the sheer pleasure of pulp. The girl, a girl walks home alone at night april 4, 2017 by fictional females leave a comment this weeks episode is about the girl, the vampire from a girl walks home alone at night. The iranian ghost town, home to prostitutes, junkies, pimps and other sordid souls, is a bastion of depravity. Director ana lily amirpours guide to filmmaking and back. The star of the indiegem a girl walks home alone at night. It was practically unreleased in uk cinemas, and had a significantly. Nov 16, 2014 the shadow in the chador vampires are superlonely, which is so romantic, said ana lily amirpour, director of a girl walks home alone at night.
Sep 08, 2014 a girl walks home alone at night vostfr. Indias new comic book hero fights rape, rides on the back. Tagged as the first iranian vampire western, it was chosen to show in the next program at the 2014 sundance film festival the film is described as being set in the iranian. A girl walks home alone at night is a stylish and moody feature debut from very promising writerdirector ana lily amirpour.693 341 663 1247 709 803 142 1556 1477 672 108 1077 790 1002 1302 688 208 1398 19 996 418 1154 1262 1333 9 1207 1172 199 868 536 1079 1121 363 165