added: Tue, Apr 16th '13
"Interview with the Vampire" Director Neil Jordan quenches his thirst for another vampire drama with "Byzantium", starring Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan as a mother and daughter vampiress duo who choose to secretly live quietly amongst the living in a run-down seaside town. When before long young Eleanor's (Ronan) thirst gets the better of her as she begins feeding on the old and weak humans of the town. Which sparks an investigation by the local police led by a fellow creature of the night.
The film, co-starring Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller, and Caleb Landry Jones, is expected to open in cinemas in the UK on May 31st, while a Stateside release is slated for June 28th.
Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara meets lonely Noel, who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor befriends Frank and tells him their lethal secret. They were born 200 years ago and survive on human blood. As knowledge of their secret spreads, their past catches up on them with deathly consequence.
directed by Neil Jordan
starring Gemma Arterton, Saoirse Ronan, Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller, Daniel Mays, Caleb Landry Jones
release date May 31, 2013 (UK), June 28, 2013 (US)