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Trouble Every Day (2001)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller, Drama | 11 July 2001 (France)
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Ludo
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Malécot
Marilu Marini ...
Friessen
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Bakary Sangaré ...
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Lionel Goldstein ...
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Céline Samie ...
La Femme de la brasserie
Arnaud Churin ...
Le Routier
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Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together, a life complicated by Shane's mysterious and frequent visits to a medical clinic where cutting edge studies of the human libido are undertaken. When Shane seeks out a self-exiled expert in the field, he happens upon the doctor's wife, another victim of the same malady. She has become so dangerous and emotionally paralyzed by the condition that her husband imprisons her by day in their home. It is Shane's chance encounter with this woman that triggers an event so cataclysmic and shocking it might just lead him to rediscover the tranquility he seeks to restore for himself and his new bride.

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The ability to love. The inability to love... The hunger to love. See more »

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Horror | Thriller | Drama

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Opening Weekend:

$6,558 (USA) (30 November 2001)

Gross:

$9,189 (USA) (7 February 2014)
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The young girl on the metro who stares at Shane as he stands very close to another women is Alice Houri who starred in Nenette et Boni also directed by Claire Denis. See more »

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At time-stamp 56:49, a face (presumably the crew since no one is in the house) can be seen reflected in the glass door/window on the right of the screen. See more »

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Sweat, blood and sperm
20 July 2001 | by (Paris, France) – See all my reviews

"Trouble Everyday" has been criticized a lot because of two scenes. Two very hard scenes to watch, which caused two women to faint at the Cannes Film Festival screening . Those scenes are not necessary in the film to understand it or enjoy it. The suspense is extremely well held during the whole movie and it didn't have to be so violent. So, the question is "why?". The story would have interested people like Hitchcock or Polanski, and they would have been more subtle and cautious. Claire Denis is not a cautious director. She likes to approach her films with honesty and courage. She chooses to tell a story and wants to tell it as frankly as possible. She did a rational choice that is very modern. Her film is complete, and absolutely credible. She shows us some things that have never been shown before. She explores cinema with anxious desire and rage. That's what makes her film so moving and realistic. As a conclusion, let's say that Beatrice Dalle gives the most incredible performance as a woman who feels like an animal but yet wants to die.


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