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Let the Corpses Tan (2017)

Laissez bronzer les cadavres (original title)
Unrated | | Thriller | 31 August 2018 (USA)
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A grizzled thug and his gang head to an island retreat with a haul of 250 kilograms of gold bullion to lay low; however, a bohemian writer, his muse, and a pair of gendarmes further complicate things, as allegiances are put to the test.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elina Löwensohn ... Luce
Stéphane Ferrara Stéphane Ferrara ... Rhino
Bernie Bonvoisin Bernie Bonvoisin ... La brute
Michelangelo Marchese Michelangelo Marchese ... L'avocat
Marc Barbé Marc Barbé ... Max Bernier
Marine Sainsily Marine Sainsily ... La nounou
Hervé Sogne Hervé Sogne ... Le policier
Pierre Nisse ... Le jeune
Aline Stevens Aline Stevens ... La femme dorée
Dorylia Calmel Dorylia Calmel ... La femme de Bernier
Marilyn Jess Marilyn Jess ... La policière (as Dominique Troyes)
Bamba Forzani Ndiaye Bamba Forzani Ndiaye ... Le fils
Pierre Guidoni Pierre Guidoni ... Homme route
Jean Franchesquin Jean Franchesquin ... Homme bar
Frédéric Poggi Frédéric Poggi ... Homme bar
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Storyline

The Mediterranean summer: blue sea, blazing sun....and 250 kg of gold stolen by Rhino and his gang! They had found the perfect hideout: an abandoned and remote hamlet now taken over by a woman artist in search for inspiration. Unfortunately surprise guests and two cops compromise their plan: the heavenly place where wild happenings and orgies used to take place turns into a gruesome battlefield....Relentless and mindblowing.

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

31 August 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Let the Corpses Tan See more »

Filming Locations:

Corsica See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,918, 2 September 2018

Gross USA:

$93,307

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$93,307
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Color:

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Quotes

Luce: Don't you like gunshots before breakfast?
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References Death Walks on High Heels (1971) See more »

Soundtracks

Severamente
(From "Giornata nera per l'ariete")
Written by Ennio Morricone
Courtesy of GDM Music srl
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Style So Dazzling You May Have No Idea What's Happenng
24 September 2018 | by emvanSee all my reviews

I believe that people will enjoy this film in direct proportion to two things: your appreciation for bravura cinematic style, and your hard-wired facial recognition talents. The two collide immediately, as we are introduced to some of the characters (I think) via extreme closeups of eyes and mouths. The filmmakers avoid all of the usual techniques for establishing character identity and relationships, especially among members of the gang. I can't honestly say that I know what happened in the film's last third: who betrayed whom, who was firing what weapons, and so on.

In the meantime, though, I saw things, cool things, good things, that I'd never seen before on a movie screen. The stylistic flourishes kept me just engaged enough to not walk out. In the end I'm glad I saw it and even more glad that I didn't pay for a ticket (I have a membership at the local arthouse cinema). Mostly I'm frustrated, because if the filmmakers would put storytelling first and then maximize style as much as possible (like, you know, every other filmmaker on the planet) rather than vice versa, this could have been a kinky classic.


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