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A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
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Brian

It's hard to know what is the greatest aspect of this film: the multi-genre mashup, the ironic use of Bakersfield as a generic Middle Eastern backdrop, the fact that it is in Farsi, the fact that it is in black and white, or the absolutely sublime soundtrack. But you would have to be a ...Read more

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sandra

I liked the movie but as someone else said on here, the drug dealer has the more interesting part. I too, would have liked to see more of his character.

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ka

love! the cinematography, the genre mashup, the mystery. I can accept the questions i am left with at the end...usually this is annoying, but here it's fresh. I love the use of hijab and the lighting. over the top yet subtle.

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Em

What a gorgeous, beautiful, delicious film. It unfolds itself in perfect cadence, to the very last frame. Don't avert your eyes, don't pause it for any reason, allow for its full 102 minutes. And, the cat played its character brilliantly.

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Seth

I liked the drug dealer guy. He was the only character with verve and should have gotten much more screen time.

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Kyle

I can tell you really like him as you don't seem to know his name.

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Mark

Has displaced Near Dark as the greatest vampire movie ever made in America.

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James

Very true to 3am

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Jack

Yeah it is a good late night watch adds to the thrilling effect ~

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Mario

Gorgeous cinematography and an offbeat premise--a female vampire who is both Muslim and a skateboarder; why not?--don't quite redeem the glacial pace of the movie or its abiding self-consciousness.

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Seairon

If Fellini had ever made a vampire movie this would have been it.

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AleXander

Yawn.
1/2 star for the cat.

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J

Loved it! The cat was a scene stealer. A beautiful film with wit and whimsy along with the darker tones. So glad I finally watched it.

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Laura

Beautiful visuals. Great use of black & white. Nice soundtrack. Sparse dialogue and very slow-paced. I enjoyed aspects, but it left something to be desired for me. 3/5

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Alison

Bravo!!! One of my favorite definitely and oh so captivating. It's easy on the eyes, but just so beautiful! I secretly fell in love with Arash right away.

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Bettina

Masuka The Cat is a god.

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Isabel

yesssSSSSSSSSS

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Lindsay

Walking home alone at night can be a dangerous endeavor, particularly for a girl. But the mysterious protagonist of Ana Lily Amirpour's stunning debut feature film stalks the streets of Bad City with an empowered confidence, her chador seeming to transform into a suit of armor; a mythological ...Read more

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ka

well said!

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Christopher

Haven't seen it - yet, but your review is too wordy.

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V.

This is the most gorgeous film critique I've ever read. I'm gonna watch it now. Thanks, stranger!

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Joseph

I see some people calling this one pretentious. I like a little pretension.

It's very easy to watch -- great lighting and atmosphere, surprisingly romantic, awesome soundtrack. The Lynchian vibe is definitely strong, so if you're into that kind of thing...

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GABRIEL

Simple and enjoyable.

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Madellyne

this was so lynchian i laughed at the shot of the headlights on the road

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Olivia

dumb

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Scott

OMG this was the most boring, pretentious movie i've ever seen.

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b

what more do you want?!?! bravo

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marta

Nice movie. There are a couple of scenes that are maybe a repeated resource... just a flaw of a brilliant movie. I have to say it. I loved the cat inclusion! >"< <3

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baylee

just last night while walking to my car in Ottawa a group of grown men started shouting at me and trying to get my attention, this isn't unusual at all but its still scary to have a group of people stronger than you harassing you when you're alone at night. That's why this movie resonates ...Read more

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marta

what do you mean? I thought it was about being good and bad, and I think is very optimistic. Nothing is painful in this movie. Everyone got what they deserved. Except for the kid... I would have given the kid a couple of watches before I left ;)

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Mary

It wasn't what I expected at all, but I rather liked it.

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Turner 2

A Movie Does Not Live Up To The Hype At Night. Yawner with a couple fun moments.

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Mark

Brilliant on so many levels.

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Mychelle

Fun fact: this was filmed in Bakersfield, CA. (100 miles from LA) It's a town known for being crime-ridden, and all-around dumpy. It served well for the filmmaker's setting.

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Aidan

Absolutely astounding. Kicking myself for taking so long to see it!

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Leah

Lives up to its Vampire Western tag, in a good way.

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Jessie

a must watch!

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SEBASTIAN

Really good!

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jayson

I plan to watch again with friends

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BOBBY

A spaced out oddity

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Eileen

oddly fascinating and intriguing

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Rachel

this is a romantic comedy

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Ed

I was starting to wonder if anyone else got that. ;)

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Stacey

beautiful

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efosa

PERFECT

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Katherine

Fascinating cat as through-line, and a metaphoric cautionary tale to men to treat women better (or else).

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Jeremie

Mesmerizing...

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Anonymous

Excellent!