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Magic Magic (2013)

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A naive young tourist's road trip across Chile with friends turns into a waking nightmare.

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Sebastián Silva
2 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview:
Michael Cera ... Brink
Juno Temple ... Alicia
Emily Browning ... Sara
Catalina Sandino Moreno ... Bárbara
Agustín Silva ... Agustín
Luis Dubó Luis Dubó ... Bernardo
Roxana Naranjo Roxana Naranjo ... Melda
Lorenza Aillapán Lorenza Aillapán ... Machi
John Carlos Huenchunao John Carlos Huenchunao ... Héctor
Rayén Aliquintuy Rayén Aliquintuy ... Laurita
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Storyline

Alicia arrives in South America to vacation with her cousin, Sara. When Sarah is suddenly called away, Alicia is stuck on a remote island off Chile with three of Sara's friends, including Brink, an American exchange student with a sadistic streak. Bewildered, frightened, and unable to sleep, Alicia's reality becomes a nightmare from which there is no waking. Ancient indigenous rites, disturbing animal behavior, and captivating hypnotic trances come together in an intense exploration into the darkest corners . . . when the games go too far, reality unravels with astonishing and deadly consequences. Written by Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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Journey to the deepest reaches of your darkest fears.

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Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language, some sexual content and nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Chile | USA

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 August 2013 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Magic Magic See more »

Filming Locations:

Chile See more »

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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The leading actors are all from different countries and although it is an American production, none of them are from the U.S. See more »

Quotes

Brink: The next time you want your pussy eaten out, you can just ask me! I like pussy!
Alicia: What the fuck?
Brink: Shut up! You want them to know? Really?
Alicia: What are you talking about?
Brink: Shut up! You came into my room and you rubbed your pussy in my face. Who told you to? Why did you do that?
Alicia: Get away from me! Sara!
Sara: Hey, baby!
Alicia: This freak grabbed me! He told me I rubbed my pussy in his face!
Brink: She did! She did!
Sara: Whatever! She didn't, man.
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Connections

References Perfect Blue (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Ballata Nb1 in sol minore Op.23
Courtesy of Chicago Music Library
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You don't know what it is? It's like Lars von Trier's Melancholia.
7 August 2014 | by sd-forumSee all my reviews

This movie is absolutely amazing and I don't understand all the negative reviews. Really? You didn't understand what this movie is about? Really? You were expecting a horror, fantastical movie?

Let me make it easy for you. This movie is about depression. Being at a strange place. Not feeling belonging to a place. This is like Lars von Trier's Melancholia. Except this is much better and less boring than Lars von Trier's movie.

I was planing on watching this movie in 2-3 sittings thinking it will be slow but this movie completely surprised me and I watched it from start to end. Juno Temple plays so well in this and I could completely understand her pain.


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