Spooky Action at a Distance $32.00

Spooky Action at a Distance

$32.00

“When you separate an entwined particle and you move both parts away from the other, even at opposite ends of the universe, if you alter or affect one, the other will be identically altered or affected. Spooky.”

Instantaneous correlated action between entangled partners: rose-infused sandalwood with violet leaf, frankincense, geranium rose, and a spark of elemi.

433 in stock

+ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE

Perfume oil blends. Presented in an amber apothecary glass vial. Because of the nature of this project, imps are unavailable.

350 bottles were created for each scent, and when they’re gone, they’re gone.

Black Phoenix Alchemy Lab is thrilled to present a series of scents based on Jim Jarmusch’s critically acclaimed film and soundtrack, ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE.

ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE tells the tale of two fragile and sensitive vampires, Adam (Tom Hiddleston) and Eve (Tilda Swinton), who have been lovers for centuries. Both are cultured intellectuals with an all-embracing passion for music, literature and science, who have evolved to a level where they no longer kill for sustenance, but still retain their innate wildness.

Adam, a reclusive underground musician hiding out in the ruins of contemporary Detroit, despairs about human civilization’s decline, and worries about future survival.Eve, who is perhaps 3000 years old to Adam’s 500, takes a longer view of history and is more optimistic. She leaves her home in the ancient city of Tangier to come to his side.

As blood has been tainted by the zombies (humans), the formerly immortal Adam and Eve must secure uncontaminated blood from hospitals or they will perish. Eve’s close friend, Elizabethan dramatist and unacknowledged author of Shakespeare’s plays—Christopher Marlowe (John Hurt), is now an elder vampire who provides Eve with hospital blood. Adam gets his supply from Dr. Watson (Jeffrey Wright), a skittish hematologist who provides safe blood at a price.

Adam and Eve’s precarious footing is further threatened by the uninvited arrival of Eve’s carefree and uncontrollable little sister Ava (Mia Wasikowska). Unlike Adam and Eve, Ava hasn’t yet learned to tame her wilder instincts, and her recklessness concerns Adam.

Driven by sensual photography, trance-like music, and droll humor, Jim Jarmusch’s ONLY LOVERS LEFT ALIVE is a meditation on art, science, memory, and the mysteries of everlasting love.

Jim Jarmusch has long been considered a seminal figure in American independent cinema. His films are often noted for their transcendent minimalism and upturning of traditional genres such as the road movie, western, crime-film, and detective story. Born in Akron, Ohio, Jarmusch lives and works in New York.

Reviews

  1. Laura

    I can’t fully express how much I love this scent.

    This was the first bottle of anything I bought sight unseen from BPAL, based only on the notes in the scent. So I was very pleasantly surprised to find that this works so well on me. Wet, it’s a sharp not-quite floral. Dry, it’s a perfect blend of rose and sandalwood, with a sharp tang of frankincense. The frankincense and elemi keep the florals from going powdery, and give it a sort of spicy flavor.

    I am tempted to buy all the remaining stock so I can wear this for the rest of my life.

  2. Velvet Lilly

    Another rose centerpiece and master work for your collection.
    It’s a soft, intriguing, peaceful mixture of several roses and tea on me. The tea I get may be the violet with the sandalwood.
    So incredibly lovely!

  3. Nuri

    A classic rose scent. Geranium, Violet Leaf and Rose work well together in this classic combinations with the background of Frankincense to anchor it down. I was expected more of a churchy scent which it isn’t but I’m still in love with it.

  4. Forest

    Spooky Action at a Distance, in the bottle is a soft variation on the classic rose. Comforting and evocative of peaceful memories, it has the poise and presence of nobility without a hint of pretense.

    A few minutes on the skin, it grows somehow younger and more fresh as time passes. A hint of green emerges and I imagine the rosebud closing, spiraling tightly to a sharp point.

    It culminates in pale night blossoms of the utmost subtlety.

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