Edmond (2005)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  24 November 2006 (Italy)
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A fortune-tellers teasing rumination sends Edmond Burke lurching into New York City's hellish underworld.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Fortune Teller
Man in Bar
Wendy Thompson ...
Cocktail Waitress
Club Manager
Peep Show Girl
Desk Clerk


A man in a suit at a Manhattan firm leaves work on Friday; he looks unhappy. He stops at a fortune teller's for a Tarot reading: "You are not where you belong," she tells him. That evening he quits his marriage and walks the streets of New York, passing from a classy bar to a gentleman's club, then to a high-class bordello, a mugging, a pawnshop, and a diner where someone does listen. He shares his insights with her and later with others. Violence, disappointment, and musings entwine as Edmond loses his moorings while believing he's found them. Where does he belong? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for violence, strong language, and sexual content including nudity and dialogue | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

24 November 2006 (Italy)  »

Also Known As:

Submundo  »

Box Office


$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$19,253 (USA) (14 July 2006)


$131,617 (USA) (13 October 2006)

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1.85 : 1
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Rebecca Pidgeon, who plays Edmond's wife, also starred opposite William H. Macy in the original stage version of 'Oleanna', also written by David Mamet. See more »


The shots of the basketball game in the bar keep showing the same segment even after many minutes pass during the conversation. You see the same scramble for the ball and the same drive to the basket at least twice. See more »


Edmond: Behind every fear is a wish.
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References Men in Black (1997) See more »

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Macy gives a "Tour de Force"
15 July 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

William H. Macy is nothing short of spectacular in this film, as was every other actor that graced the screen. The performances were a real credit to both the actor's creativity and the masterful direction of Stuart Gordon. Not to mention a pretty interesting, yet, twisted script by Mamet. This is a film that very easily could've fallen apart, being an adaptation of a stage play and all, yet Stuart Gordon weaves it all together masterfully, with yet the smallest and finest of threads. Mamet is not an easy guy to do. However, the entire cast and crew associated with "Edmond" all do it masterfully.

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