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Fans of the surreal will be mesmerized by Till Hastreiter's The Forbidden Girl in 3D. This film has recently released a bizarre trailer. In the clip, Toby (Peter Gadiot) loses the love of his life, Kathy, and he soon slips into a schizophrenic state. He is secured into a mental institution, where he sees strange visions. Toby is released, but mysterious images still haunt him. The Forbidden Girl in 3D is being developed by Shoreline Entertainment. Fans of the strange can delve deeper into the film's story at the Shoreline Entertainment website. The first trailer for this feature is also hosted below. Director: Till Hastreiter. Cast: Jytte-Merle Böhrnse, Jeanette Hain, Peter Gadiot, and Klaus Tange. The first official trailer for The Forbidden Girl in 3D is hosted here (mature rated: nudity): *billed as "a supernatural 3D mystery thriller in the vein of Dracula and The Others." **filmed in Berlin, »
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Chicago – I have a sneaking suspicion that if The Weinstein Company had acquired this film and released it during the 2011 awards season, Rachel Weisz would currently be an Oscar nominee. After playing an assortment of vulnerable, photogenic damsels throughout her career, Weisz delivers her most potent and compelling work to date in Larysa Kondracki’s fact-based thriller.
Though the actress has won an Oscar before, it was for her rather thankless role in Fernando Meirelles’s downbeat drama, “The Constant Gardener.” “The Whistleblower” functions as a smart follow-up to Alejandro Amenábar’s equally overlooked 2009 gem, “Agora,” in which Weisz played another strong-willed rebel who risked everything in pursuit of the truth. Both Hypatia in “Agora” and Kathryn Bolkovac in “The Whistleblower” are empowering figures with unsettling life stories that hit all too close to home.
DVD Rating: 3.5/5.0
Despite some narrative contrivances and a manipulative third-act twist, Kondracki’s film is »
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