Read our review of 'Byzantium'
Their story begins in the early 1800s, when Clara is raped and forced into prostitution by a sadistic, heartless army officer. The stage is set for a twisted gothic tale. But the modern story is shapeless and not nearly as chilling: Eleanor meets a boy with leukemia; Clara opens a brothel in a hotel called the Byzantium in a faded English seaside town.
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