Interview with the Vampire helmer Neil Jordan takes us once again to a world of blood-soaked vampire drama in Byzantium, his latest film starring Saoirse Ronan, Gemma Arterton, Sam Riley, Jonny Lee Miller, Daniel Mays, and Caleb Landry Jones. Byzantium will premiere this Sunday, September 9th, at the Toronto International Film Festival, so check back soon for first reactions. For now, enjoy this debut clip featuring Saoirse Ronan and plenty of slo-mo.
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.