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6. A Girl Walks Home Alone At Night



There have been several ‘Easterns’, black hat / white cowboy films transposed as far from the American West as Albania. Ana Lily Amirpour’s Farsi-language American horror film is a Noir-‘Western’ take on the vampire movie, which appropriates the Western iconography but, like a young woman wearing a black shroud in Muslim country, has multiple meanings to multiple viewers.

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