A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night ( ) is a 2014 American Persian-language horror Western film written and directed by Ana Lily Amirpour. Promoted as "The first Iranian vampire Western", it stars Sheila Vand, Arash Marandi, Mozhan Marnò, Marshall Manesh, and Dominic Rains. It was financed in part by a crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo.
A young, hardworking Iranian man named Arash lives with and takes care of his heroin-addicted father, Hossein. They are harassed by a cruel, drug-dealer pimp named Saeed, who seizes the young man's prized car in exchange for money the father owes him. In a crime of opportunity, Arash steals a pair of diamond earrings from the wealthy young woman he works for, Shaydah.
|author||Ana Lily Amirpour|
|director||Ana Lily Amirpour|
|keywords||car keys chador costume party count dracula dead wife dracula drug dealer earring ecstasy fang follow gather hardworking heroin-addicted heroin withdrawal kill listen lock and key mdma morning night club nightclub opioid use disorder pimp procure prostitute prostitution run away safety pin skateboard young man young woman|
|nomination||IFFR audience award|
|producer||Elijah Wood Justin Begnaud Sina Sayya|
|publisher||Kino Lorber VICE Films|
|theme||feminist independent vampire|