In “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night,” a vampire’s floor-length, black chador makes her one with the shadows as she cruises the deserted streets of Bad City for her next meal.
Described as the first vampire spaghetti western in Farsi, this debut by Iranian American director Ana Lily Amirpour is shot entirely in black and white.
Part Iranian New Wave cinema/part David Lynch/part ultra-hip music video, the film moves through a fictional Iranian ghost town populated with hookers, drug dealers, down 'n' outs – and the rare redeemable soul.
A love affair manages to grow between a boy and a girl who are separated by cultural mores. And by a pulse --...