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A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the ... See full summary »

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Noémie / Malika
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Mamie
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Fabrice
Ivan Franek ...
Touki
Michel Lagueyrie ...
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Wojciech Pszoniak ...
Pali (as Wojtek Pszoniak)
Eric Poulain ...
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Jean-Marc Stehlé ...
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Nicole
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A bourgeois couple, modern yet conventional. One night by accident, a young prostitute barges into their lives. Hounded down, beaten up, threatened, she will continue to struggle, with the help of a well off lady, first for her survival-her resurrection-then for her dignity and freedom. Stormy encounters for everyone involved. Written by <aelsilva@studiocanal.com>

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FRF 48,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,776,824 (France) (5 October 2001)

Gross:

$197,397 (USA) (22 August 2003)
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Energy to spare
9 September 2003 | by (Kansas City, Missouri, USA) – See all my reviews

What impressed me more than anything about "Chaos" was the energetic acting. The two female leads seem absolutely driven in their portrayals, and it's a good thing, because their characters need all the energy they can get to cope with the whirlwind of savagery and plot twists in this terrifically entertaining (though sometimes hard to watch) film.

The only thing I disliked in "Chaos" was the cardboard portrayal of the husband. Though I consider myself a Francophile and have long enjoyed French films, I find French farce heavy-handed and really hard to take--and this role was handled farcically. But that's perhaps a cultural quibble, and overall I was greatly impressed by the film.

Highly recommended, but not for the squeamish.


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