The life of the vampire is not all it’s cracked up to be. What We Do in the Shadows shows us how modern Transylvanians deal with all the mundane tasks that we mortals do: washing dishes, paying rent, and maintaining an assistant to clean up the blood after dinner.
A gaggle of nocturnal flatmates in New Zealand offers a long-needed education about these infamous creatures who live forever. Ringleader Viago (Taika Waititi) guides us through a clever mockumentary that showcases the softer side of vampires. We learn about their skills, habits, and etiquette. We sample their endearing sense of humor. And we meet the rare humans who merit off-limit status, such as Stu (Stuart Rutherford), the IT guy.
What We Do in the Shadows: Who’s in charge of cleanup?
Starring as socialized flatmates Vladislav and Viago, co-writers/directors Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi (HBO’s Flight of the Conchords) deliver rare, original, and laugh-out-loud entertainment about the legendary culture that thrives in darkness. What We Do in the Shadows brings you as close as you can get to a vampire without getting bitten. A