Only Lovers Left Alive

Release Date: April 11th, 2014

DVD Release Date: August 19th, 2014

R |2 hr 2 min

Plot Summary

Artistic, sophisticated and centuries old, two vampire lovers (Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston) ponder their ultimate place in modern society.

Cast: Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Anton Yelchin, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Jeffrey Wright, Slimane Dazi, Carter Logan

Director: Jim Jarmusch

Genres: Fantasy , Science fiction , Romance , Drama , Horror

Production Co: Recorded Pictures Company, Pandora Filmproduktion GmbH

Keywords: Intense, Emotional, Relationships, Sister, Sacrifice, 2010s, Dark, Transformation, House, Creative, Love, Temptation, Melodramatic, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 100
    Todd McCarthyThe Hollywood Reporter

    Only Lovers Left Alive is an addictive mood and tone piece, a nocturnal reverie that incidentally celebrates a marriage that has lasted untold centuries. show more

  • 88
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    This story of two very old souls who suck on O negative Popsicles is, in many ways, more about the life-sustaining force of music than any hankering for blood. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    You don't have to be a fan of Mr. Jarmusch's special brand of indie spookiness to enjoy his new film. All that's required is patience with its languorous pace, plus a willingness to swing between amusement and delight, with periodic pauses at ennui. show more

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