Only Lovers Left Alive is a 2013 vampire film … starring Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, Anton Yelchin, Jeffrey Wright, Slimane Dazi, and John Hurt. A co-production of the United Kingdom and Germany, the film was nominated for the Palme d’Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival. …
Rotten Tomatoes gives the film a score of 85% based on 158 reviews. The critical consensus states that “Worth watching for Tom Hiddleston and Tilda Swinton’s performances alone …”
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Tim Grierson of Paste noted that “Hiddleston and Swinton play their characters not as blasé hipsters but, rather, deeply reflective, almost regretful old souls who seem to have decided that love is about the only thing you can count on.”
Tilda Swinton is fantastic. Can you believe she’s age 54?
Tom Hiddleston, her romantic partner, is is 20 years younger.
Music and vintage instruments are an important theme. Click PLAY or watch a performance by Yasmine Hamdan on YouTube.