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Picture Claire (2001)

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A woman gets in way over her head when she's in the wrong place at the wrong time.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelly Harms ...
Billy Stuart
Cynthia Lacey
Detective Sweeney
Detective Lee
Gary Reineke ...
Elena Kudaba ...
Donut Lady
Cab Driver
Attendant at the Station
Sonja Mills ...
Chalk Artist


In Montreal, Claire Beaucage loses her belongings when her apartment burns on fire. She decides to travel to Toronto to move to her boyfriend's place, the photographer Billy Stuart. Speaking only French, she is mistakenly taken as Lily Warden, a woman that killed a smuggler in a coffee shop. The police chase Claire, who does not understand what is happening, while two sadistic criminals chases Lily, who is the second floor neighbor of Billy. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

14 August 2003 (Hungary)  »

Also Known As:

Claire's Hat  »

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The majority of the film was shot in Kensington Market on the west side of Toronto's downtown. The filming location for the donut shot where Eddie (Mickey Rourke's character) was killed and the location used as Billy's (Kelly Harms' character) apartment are both on Kensington Avenue directly across the street from each other. Other locations used are College Street and Union Station (the locker scene). See more »


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Not the greatest...
11 September 2001 | by (CANADA) – See all my reviews

This is not the best Bruce MacDonald film, but it is worth viewing once. I'm impressed with the editing, very much so in fact, but the story itself is very predictable. Lewis is good. Gershon is great. I dunno, it's just missing a lot of things that MacDonald is usually good for. I'm unhappy with this film.

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