There's a lot that's unique about Ana Lily Amirpour's striking new film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night. This will likely be cinema's only black-and-white feminist Western vampire movie, shot in a California ghost town but with all dialogue in Farsi ... unless Amirpour decides to make a sequel.
I don't know how many vampire movies Iran has previously birthed, but A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (which, man, what a fantastic title) bills itself as Iran's first Vampire Western, so I assume there are others. Watching this trailer, I have a hard time imagining how they could possibly compare.
The Sundance film festival is slowly inching towards its close, and there are more candidates for "year's most exciting indie movie." You've already seen our first breakdown of this year's exciting science fiction and fantasy movies. Now, here's the last collection of indie movie standouts (and fall-downs) that the…