Q&A with director/screenwriter Ana Lily Amirpour
May27

Q&A with director/screenwriter Ana Lily Amirpour

Where did you get the idea to make an Iranian Vampire Western? I put on a chador while we were making a short film called Ketab [English title ‘Book’] (2010) that Shelia Vand was in. When I put it on, I felt like a bat and it made me want to skateboard. It was supernatural. The chador was a costume for one of the extras on the set during the film, and after putting it on, looking in the mirror I immediately thought I look like an...

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