Friday, March 27, 2015

Current Obsession: A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

Nope. A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is not that kind of movie.

Well…it is just a little. But the Girl is a vampire. And it takes place in Iran. And she skateboards. And has great taste in music. And is such a badass…

Such a fabulously feminist, quirky, beautiful film. Director Ana Lily Amirpour is fascinating. In this interview, she says, “A film is like a dream. It’s the opportunity to work inside of a dream. A film is really a place of the mind.” Her movie has absolutely returned to haunt me, in the best way possible, throughout the last week.

What's playing the part of your muse this week?



  1. wonderful project and and unbelievable talent. to have the discipline to do a project like this is so impressive. this reminds me a little of a producer acquaintance, Larry Karazewski, that wrote the script and helped produce a a recently released movie called 'Big Eyes' , based on a true story.

    gracias for sharing this, Hannah. have a nice and muse fulfilled weekend

    1. I haven't seen Big Eyes yet, but I so want to! Thanks for the reminder.

  2. I just watched this yesterday (twice, to make sure I caught all the subtitles and story). LOVED IT! It was mind blowing cinema! My favorite part of any art is symbolism. This movie had tons of great symbolism. The fact that our hero was dressed as Dracula when he met our heroine--priceless and charming and deep!

  3. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night is a one-of-a-kind experience that I suggest to those who would appreciate such a film. The direction is incredible, the horror is solid, and this is a slap in the face of those who say horror is dead / all genre films are the same.


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