Eleanor and Clara, two mysterious young but very poor, managed to escape from the place of terrible wrongdoing, reaching an unkempt old station and the seafront. They are trying to raise money and find refuge in this village cheap seaside hotels working through her fallen.
Clara more brainy sells its body. She meets lonely Noel shy, they provide both a roof over your head, in his old hotel, Byzantium. Clara, who always thinks of the future, it transforms overnight into a brothel.
Meanwhile Eleanor, the eternal schoolgirl, meets Frank, a pair spirit, a push, without realizing the consequences, to tell the truth about her life.
According to his story, Clara’s mother Eleanor, although between them are only a few years difference in age. Although it has only 16 years, Eleanor argues that was born in 1804. She also confessed that must drink human blood to survive – just like his mother.
In the small town of seaside people start dying. And past, the girls fled so long, they catch – unleashing dramatic consequences.
A film written by Moira Buffini and directed by Neil Jordan, Byzantium takes us over centuries, trying to bring the vampire film genre in this century …