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The Girl from Nowhere (2012)

La fille de nulle part (original title)
Michel, a retired math teacher, has lived alone since his wife's death & occupies his time writing an essay about the beliefs that shape daily life. One day he comes across Dora, a young ... See full summary »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Virginie Legeay Virginie Legeay ... Dora
Claude Morel Claude Morel ... Denis
Lise Bellynck Lise Bellynck ... Lise Villers
Anne Berry Anne Berry ... La mort / The death
Emmanuel Noblet Emmanuel Noblet ... Son exécutant
Sébastien Bailly Sébastien Bailly ... Le fou / The fool
Jean-Claude Brisseau ... Michel Deviliers
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Michel, a retired math teacher, has lived alone since his wife's death & occupies his time writing an essay about the beliefs that shape daily life. One day he comes across Dora, a young homeless woman, who shows up injured on his doorstep, & puts her up until she recovers. Her presence brings something new to Michel's life, but gradually the apartment becomes the site of mysterious happenings. Written by cineuropa

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Drama | Horror | Mystery

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

6 February 2013 (France) See more »

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The Girl from Nowhere See more »

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EUR62,000 (estimated)
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La Sorcière Rouge See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.78 : 1 / (high definition)
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Award: Golden Leopard at the Locarno International Film Festival (Switzerland,2012) See more »

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References The Exorcist (1973) See more »

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Horror and more philosophical drama
8 June 2016 | by RodrigAndrisanSee all my reviews

Jean-Claude Brisseau is an interesting and very original filmmaker with a lot of personality. Personally, I find that he's "akin" with Francois Truffaut and Eric Rohmer. We find him here not only as a director and writer, but also as an actor. The whole movie is a philosophical dialogue between his character, Michel Deviliers and Dora's character, played by Virginie Legeay. Towards the end of the film we have Brisseau's personal brand, the erotic scene, very soft here, not hard as those in "À l'aventure". The film has a unique atmosphere, is well played. The end, most difficult for any film, is easily missed. Anyway, those who like movies like Batman, Superman, Captain America and other similar bullshit, to stay away, could commit suicide while watching...


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