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Tell No One (2006)
"Ne le dis à personne" (original title)

Unrated  |   |  Crime, Drama, Mystery  |  8 August 2008 (USA)
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The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hélène Perkins (as Kristin Scott-Thomas)
Eric Levkowitch
Philippe Lefebvre ...
Lieutenant Philippe Meynard
Florence Thomassin ...
Charlotte Bertaud
Olivier Marchal ...
Bernard Valenti
Philippe Neuville
Brigitte Catillon ...
Capitaine Barthas
Lieutenant Saraoui


The pediatrician Alexandre Beck misses his beloved wife Margot Beck, who was brutally murdered eight years ago when he was the prime suspect. When two bodies are found near where the corpse of Margot was dumped, the police reopen the case and Alex becomes suspect again. The mystery increases when Alex receives an e-mail showing Margot older and alive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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8 years ago, Alex's wife was MURDERED. Today... She e-mailed him.


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8 August 2008 (USA)  »

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Tell No One  »

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€11,700,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£173,852 (UK) (15 June 2007)


$6,177,192 (USA) (6 February 2009)

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Harlan Coben:  The writer appears as the tall bald man who follows Alexandre Beck in the station. See more »


Bruno's black SUV has German license plates. The front plate shows the characters "KLE C 350" ("KLE" stands for the town of Kleve), the rear plate is incorrectly "350 KLE C". German license plates always begin with one to three letters which indicate the county where the car is registered, followed by one or two characters and one to four numbers at the end. German plates never begin with numbers. See more »


Referenced in The Extra Man (2010) See more »


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edge of your seat
15 June 2007 | by (london uk) – See all my reviews

Excellent film. I'd never heard of the book it's based on. The movie does have the kind of complex characters that are more associated with novels than with cinema.

It's Hitchcockian to some extent - its premise is a classic "wrong-man" scenario, with suspense, humour and chase sequences. But the de rigeur romantic element here is, for the most part, tinged with a strange melancholy , and it's this that gives the film such an unusual atmosphere.

Leading man François Cluzet is probably weary of being compared to Dustin Hoffman, but the fact is there is more than a passing resemblance. Nevertheless, Cluzet is very much his own man, and is as good, if not better, than the Hoffman of, say, 'Marathon Man', which inevitably comes to mind as one watches Cluzet taking to his heels in the breathless, breathtaking chase sequence.

Although Cluzet carries the movie, the rest of the cast, which contains a number of very distinguished French actors, is first-rate.

The plot is full of twists and turns, and the story-telling full of time-jumps, so you really need to concentrate. I'll need to get the DVD to check I understood it right.

All in all, it's an excellent edge-of-your-seat thriller: a splendid, somewhat scary, night out at the movies.

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