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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014)

Not Rated | | 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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Ana Lily Amirpour
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Credited cast:
Sheila Vand ... The Girl
Arash Marandi ... Arash
Marshall Manesh ... Hossein 'The Junkie'
Mozhan Marnò ... Atti 'The Prostitute'
Dominic Rains ... Saeed 'The Pimp'
Rome Shadanloo Rome Shadanloo ... Shaydah 'The Princess'
Milad Eghbali Milad Eghbali ... The Street Urchin
Reza Sixo Safai ... Rockabilly
Ray Haratian ... The Boss 'Commercil'
Ana Lily Amirpour ... Skeleton Partygirl
Pej Vahdat ... DJ Porno
Masuka The Cat Masuka The Cat ... The Cat (as Masuka)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Maruti Garikiparthi Maruti Garikiparthi ... Marcus (as Maruti Gariki)
Caitlin Reza Caitlin Reza ... The girl
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An Iranian Vampire Western, shot in black&white and with a killer soundtrack... it's a love story about two tortured souls in a desolate Iranian Ghost-town called 'Bad City', where a lonely vampire is stalking the towns most depraved denizens. Written by Anonymous

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The first Iranian Vampire Western

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Drama | Horror

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Trivia

Ana Lily Amirpour teamed up with Radco to develop a series of graphic novels to accompany the film. It reveals more about The Girl and Bad City. 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 »

Quotes

Arash: Don't leave me. Don't leave me alone.
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Connections

References Rebel Without a Cause (1955) See more »

Soundtracks

Tatilat
Written by Ali Azimi, Payam Hashimi, Pedram Afshin and Hesam Garshasbi
Performed by Radio Tehran
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Beautifully shot throw back to old film noir days
31 August 2015 | by jjgurdSee all my reviews

I stumbled upon this by accident and am delighted i wasn't put off by the slow start and gave this film the attention it deserved.

It's a slow placed, stylistic and beautifully shot film about personal redemption and moral lines. There is minimal dialogue but that works well for film noir. The focus is on atmosphere and a stunning soundtrack to bring the emotions of the characters to life, rather than words.

If you like fast paced action horrors, this won't be for you. If you want something more subtle without graphic gore but subtle emotional horror played out through flawed, though slightly clichéd, characters, then this film is wonderful.

I hope you enjoy it.


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Country:

USA

Language:

Persian

Release Date:

20 April 2015 (USA) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Taft, California, USA See more »

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Gross USA:

$491,910

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$546,352
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