Byzantium is director Neil Jordan's (Interview with the Vampire, The Crying Game) sexy and stylish fantasy thriller about mother and daughter vampires dealing with the pitfalls of eternal life. Two mysterious women seek refuge in a run-down coastal resort. Clara (Gemma Arterton) meets lonely Noel (Daniel Mays), who provides shelter in his deserted guesthouse, Byzantium. Schoolgirl Eleanor (Saoirse Ronan, Hanna, Atonement) befriends Frank (Caleb Landry Jones) 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. Also starring Sam Riley and Jonny Lee Miller. Official Web Site

Director:

Neil Jordan

Cast:

Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley, Daniel Mays, Caleb Landry Jones, Jonny Lee Miller

MPAA Rating:

R

Run Time:

1hr 58mins

Release Year:

2012

Country Of Origin:

USA/UK/Ireland