“A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night” (2014)

Films And Lice


By Jerome Reuter

Much like zombies, the vampire has reached the age of gentrification. Thanks a lot, Twilight. However, a recent release that gives a new face to this chapter of gothic horror. A Girl That Walks Home Alone (2014) completely breaks the mold.  There’s no other way to really describe it, this film is a game changer. Successfully combining elements of film noir, experimental film, and being nothing short of complete perfection.

The film is set in a fictional locale, known as ‘Bad City’ in Iran. It’s a cold town, a mix between suburbia, and the urban blight depicted in Eraserhead. The people we encounter are the very dregs of society–a heroin addict, a pimp, a prostitute, a loner, and drug-addicted teenagers. The film weaves its way through several subplots, each focusing on a different character. Speaking of Eraserhead, this film manages to capture the atmosphere of…

View original post 266 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s