Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires
Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires

This is a tricky film. Premiered in Sundance and exec produced by actor Elijah Wood, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is a US film that presents itself as “the first Iranian vampire western.” It’s a cinema-mix, a cross between Jim Jarmusch, David Lynch, and a vampire girl dressed as the lead character in Jafar Panahi’s The Circle. And it’s spoken in Persian, and set in Iran –sure, “set” is not exactly the same as “was shot in.” From many perspectives, A Girl… is a corrosive film that transcends any possible suspicion of indie-posing thanks to its atmosphere and wide imagination for details and unique characters. Born in England and raised in the US, director Ana Lily Amirpour had made several shorts beforehand, one of them is animated and German-produced A Little Suicide (Bafici 2013). With her first feature-length film, Amirpour proves that her variations, ingredients, and mixtures, are a fascinating base for transforming possible deceptions into cinema and genre truths. JPF

Section: Competencia Vanguardia y Género
Tuesday 21 - 22:20 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
Tickets sold out

Wendsday 22 - 19:50 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
Tickets sold out

Friday 24 - 23:30 h
Village Recoleta Room: 9
Tickets sold out

Spanish title: Una chica camina a casa sola de noche
Year: 2014
Format: DCP
Color: B&N
Minutes: 100
Seconds: 0

Team:

D, G: A. L. Amirpour  

F: L. Vincent  

E: A. O’Flinn  

DA: S. De La Vega  

S: G. Day

M: Federale, Radio Tehran, Bei Ru, Farah, White Lies, Kiosk, Free Electric Band, Darush  

P: S. Sayyah, J. Begnaud, A. L. Amirpour  

PE: E. Wood, D. Noah, J. C. Waller, N. Moceri, B. Conrad, A. Tylevich, R. Sixo Safai, D. Grove, P. Grove  

CP: Shahre Bad Picture, Black Light District, Logan Pictures, Say Ahh Productions, SpectreVision  

 


Cast:

S. Vand, A. Marandi, M. Manesh, M. Marnò, D. Rains


Contact:

Kinology. Grégroire Graesslin
T +33 9 5147 4344 E festivals@kinology.eu
W kinology.eu - analilyamirpour.com TW @AGirlWalksHome


Ana Lily Amirpour Reino Unido

Born in England, she grew up in the US, where she studied at the UCLA Film School. She directed several short films, including True Love, Ana Lily Amirpour Likes This (both in 2010), Pashmaloo (2011), and A Little Suicide (2012; Bafici ‘13).



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