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Film: Jordan's vampires lack bite

Reviewed: Byzantium, directed by Neil Jordan. Nationwide, cert 15A. Rating: 3/5. Populaire, directed by Régis Roinsard. Nationwide, cert 12A. Rating: 2/5.

1st June, 2013
Gemma Arterton and Saoirse Ronan in Byzantium.

Reviewed: Byzantium

**Rating:** 3/5

Anyone who follows the careers of Irish writers and directors has over the last couple of decades had what might be termed a Neil Jordan Moment - the times as you watch one of his films when your jaw drops and your eyes bulge and the synapses in your brain go 'ping'.

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