byzantium is the most gorgeous blood sucking vampire movie on Netflix over two decades ago director Neil Jordan helped make vampire movies fashionable with the fondly filmed interview with a vampire while this film may not have been around oscar-winner though it was nominated for art direction and garnered a Golden Globe Best Supporting Actress.
Nomination for Kirsten Dunst the most gorgeous gothic heir and a list cast revealed that vampire films may be taken seriously and also make considerable cash in the years since we have seen an explosion of vampire films and TV shows from blade into Buffy to the amazing emo adolescence of Twilight but the majority of those works lacked the dark gothic lusciousness of Jordans filmmaking which.
Is on full display in his 2012 yield into the vampire genre Byzantium that is now streaming on Netflix it also stars a pre ladybird Saoirse Ronan byzantium is not a groundbreaking work taking vampire genre in new directions but it is a beautifully made gothic thriller that will be eye candy for vampire fans the story follows a mother-daughter pair of bloodsuckers.
Clara gemma arterton and a liner saoirse ronan priya lady Burt Eleanor is a vampire with a non beating heart of gold who will only drink the blood of those nearing death Clara meanwhile works as a prostitute to support the family sinking her fangs into the necks of men between lap dances Eleanor and Clara are forced to flee town after being found by a member of the Brethren aka the ruling.
Class who control the vampire world in a new town Clara seduces a lonely man and quickly turns the rundown hotel he owns into a brothel while Eleanor goes to school and falls in love with Frank Caleb Landry Jones from get out a pale young writer dying of leukemia how to tie a do-rag according to ASAP ferg.
Who is tortured by the forced solitude of being a vampire and hiding my story can never be told I ride it over and over wherever we find shelter I write of what I cannot speak the truth she says at the opening of the film but with some prodding from her professor in Frank she decides to ride down her families Fang filmed history here by his antium takes a cue from interview with a vampire and.
Opens up a story within his story showing how Clara became a vampire during the Napoleonic Wars to the quraían of the upper class all male brethren who can't stand the idea of a working-class woman sharing their immortality byzantium is haunted by the question of what stories get told and which get.
Repressed and the feminist bent of Clara and Eleanor's story is a welcome addition to the vampire lore most of all though Byzantium is just a beautiful film that uses a typical vampire ingredients the shadowy vampire cabal erotic neck sucking pale men and period garb and films them with sensuality moody atmosphere and plenty of spurts of bright red blood if that sounds like the.
Kind of vampire film you desire Byzantium will satisfy your thirst you