Friday Film Pick – Byzantium

Byzantium Film Poster

Confession time – I love vampires.

Well not literally, BUT vampire mythology, literature and film.

Sorry though Twi-hards, as much as I love sparkles, I don’t like Twilight. I even read the series. And those are many long hours of my life I’ll never get back. Thanks Stephenie Meyer.

Eleanor Trapped in the Lift

Anyway! Byzantium however is a totally different beast than sparkle-town.

Directed by Neil Jordan (also the director of 1994’s film adaptation of Anne Rice’s Interveiw With a Vampire), Byzantium tells the story of a vampire mother – Clara (played by Gemma Arterton) and daughter Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan).

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