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Sheitan (2006)

Not Rated | | Comedy, Horror, Thriller | 1 February 2006 (France)
A group of youngsters go out to a disco on Christmas Eve and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of pure insanity.

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Kim Chapiron
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Cassel ... Joseph / Joseph's Wife
Olivier Barthélémy Olivier Barthélémy ... Bart (as Olivier Barthelemy)
Roxane Mesquida ... Eve
Nico Le Phat Tan Nico Le Phat Tan ... Thaï (as Nicolas Le Phat Tan)
Leïla Bekhti ... Yasmine
Ladj Ly ... Ladj
Julie-Marie Parmentier ... Jeanne
Gérald Thomassin Gérald Thomassin ... Maurice
Quentin Lasbazeilles Quentin Lasbazeilles ... Gilou
Guillaume Bacquet Guillaume Bacquet ... Bébert
Alexandre Borrel Alexandre Borrel ... Jérôme
Georgette Crochon Georgette Crochon ... Marie
François Levantal François Levantal ... Le pompiste / Le chirurgien
Monica Bellucci ... La belle vampiresse
Oxmo Puccino Oxmo Puccino ... Client boîte
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Storyline

On Christmas Eve, in the Styxx Club in Paris, the troublemaker Bart and his scum friends, Thaï and Ladj, meet the bartender Yasmine and the customer Eve, and after a fight of Bart in the nightclub, Eve invites the group to go to her house in the country. While on the road near the cottage, they are introduced by Eve to the weird shepherd and housekeeper, Joseph, whose wife is pregnant. Joseph feels a sort of attraction for Bart, and during this Christmas night, Joseph discloses his real intentions. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

1 February 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Satan See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR2,700,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$2,680,879
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Color:

Color

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Sheitan in Hindi means devil. See more »

Crazy Credits

A few seconds after the credits start, a subliminal pornographic frame is inserted. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Les 10 Ans de 'La Haine' (2005) See more »

Soundtracks

Bucarest
(Inédit) by Rim'K Featuring Dimitriu
Scratches [Additional] by DJ Pone
© 2006 120 Films / La Chauve-Souris / Because Music
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Chucky's holiday in the "Deliverance" village...
28 June 2006 | by LounakineSee all my reviews

Are you curious about the dark underbelly of the French country side? Vincent Cassel, once again proves his chameleon talents, from the hard-boiled skinhead (La Haine) to the sophisticated adult brat (Ocean's 12), by playing the role of an extremely disturbing and mysterious peasant. The rest of the cast is made up of brand-new, but highly talented actors. The decor is very carefully composed and you might find yourself looking around for extra creepy details.

The action opens in a nightclub, a normal enough setting for a holiday night, and the strange stifling atmosphere, which is truly the best element of the film, settles in right from the start. They decide to set off to one of the girl's country house for the night

The language itself is very funny, colourful, quick and witty.Expect to learn a good few french swear words and expressions.

It is a very interesting first film, filled with original shots and editing. Definitely worth a look.

Planing on visiting Paris? Be careful, the village in the film is only an hour away. Don't wander off...


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