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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Unrated | | Drama, Horror | 20 April 2015 (USA)
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In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire.

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The Girl
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Arash
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Hossein 'The Junkie'
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Atti 'The Prostitute'
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Saeed 'The Pimp'
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Shaydah 'The Princess'
Milad Eghbali ...
The Street Urchin
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Rockabilly
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The Boss 'Commercil'
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Skeleton Partygirl
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DJ Porno
Masuka The Cat ...
The Cat (as Masuka)
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In the Iranian ghost-town Bad City, a place that reeks of death and loneliness, the townspeople are unaware they are being stalked by a lonesome vampire. Written by Ana Lily Amirpour

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The first Iranian Vampire Western

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20 April 2015 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Una chica vuelve a casa sola de noche  »

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Director Ana Lily Amirpour, who bears a somewhat similar resemblance to the Sheila Vand (The Girl) actually performed the skateboarding sequences in the film for the the long shots. Amirpour is a lifelong skateboarder. See more »

Goofs

Although the movie is set in the Iranian ghost-town Bad City. Two locomotives from the California area are seen at the power plant after The Girl gets her ears pierced. Two engines, one marked CEFX 3048 and one marked Railink RLK 2121 are seen pulling some GATX corporation cars. CEFX 3048's and RLK 2121's normal area of operations would be in California. See more »

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Arash: If there was a storm coming right now, a big storm, from behind those mountains, would it matter? Would it change anything?
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Referenced in Cooties (2014) See more »

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Death
by White Lies
[The song in her bedroom when he spins the mirror ball and slowly they come together]
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Born to be camp!
2 November 2014 | by (Austria) – See all my reviews

How to write about a film like this without giving away too many details? Almost impossible. The film is really fun to watch and it is good not to know too much of the plot because many twists and turns function best if you do not expect them. Although this does not mean you cannot enjoy it again, once you saw it. The mood of the film shifts between serious and persiflage and in that it is very well balanced because it never tips in either the one or the other way too much. Although it makes fun of the genre(s) it is scary too in the right moments. It keeps you guessing and although the film uses many situations from different genres that you know, the way they are put together and set against each other creates a very entertaining film. To describe the mood, it reminds me of Aki Kaurismäki's movies, especially the use of music and looks and the dialog. Did this review tell you what to expect? Certainly not! Go and see for yourself!!! :-)


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