MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 571 this week

The Stone Council (2006)
"Le concile de pierre" (original title)

4.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 1,755 users  
Reviews: 11 user | 17 critic

In France, the single translator Diane Siprien adopts an Asian baby named Liu-San in a foundation directed by Sybille Weber. Years later, a weird mark appears on the boy's chest and Diane ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 186 titles
created 18 Oct 2011
 
a list of 1605 titles
created 31 Dec 2011
 
A
a list of 845 titles
created 07 Jun 2013
 
a list of 69 titles
created 3 months ago
 
a list of 993 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Stone Council (2006)

The Stone Council (2006) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Stone Council.

Videos

1 video »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sheitan (2006)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A group of youngsters go out to a disco late one night and accidentally run into a shepherd who has prepared himself for a night of Satanic worship.

Director: Kim Chapiron
Stars: Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthelemy, Roxane Mesquida
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Nicolas Boukhrief
Stars: Mathieu Kassovitz, Vincent Cassel, Julie Gayet
Baarìa (2009)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Baaria is Sicilian slang for Bagheria where Tornatore was born and this is an autobiographic epic of three generations in the Sicilian village where he was born.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars: Francesco Scianna, Margareth Madè, Lina Sastri
Rhino Season (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Kurdish-Iranian poet Sahel has just been released from a thirty-year prison sentence in Iran. Now the one thing keeping him going is the thought of finding his wife, who thinks him dead for over twenty years.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi
Stars: Behrouz Vossoughi, Monica Bellucci, Yilmaz Erdogan
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A fifty-year-old police officer, Michèle Varin, finds herself in a highly depressive state due to the death of her young son a few years ago. In one way or another she feels guilty for his ... See full summary »

Director: Guillaume Nicloux
Stars: Josiane Balasko, Éric Caravaca, Ange Rodot
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Carolina Rambaldi isn't fulfilled by her three children: Marcello, a lazy do-nothing, Lucrezia, a bossy type who produces a TV show, and Cesare, homosexual and malicious, who's a ... See full summary »

Director: Gianfranco Albano
Stars: Monica Bellucci, Alessandro Gassman, Lauretta Masiero
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Roberto is a young and ambitious lawyer who is going to marry Sara. His whole life is perfectly planned out. During a expropriation which he is in charge of, he meets Micol, a gorgeous and ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Veronesi
Stars: Robert De Niro, Monica Bellucci, Riccardo Scamarcio
Palla di neve (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A dignified actor, Billy Bolla, nears retirement and keeps close watch on his pension book, kept in a sealed bottle. On a cruise among Greek islands, while he's the on-board entertainment, ... See full summary »

Director: Maurizio Nichetti
Stars: Paolo Villaggio, Alessandro Haber, Anna Falchi
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Director: Franco Zeffirelli
Stars: Monica Bellucci, Andrea Bocelli
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Director: Marco Modugno
Stars: Claudio Amendola, Monica Bellucci, Ricky Memphis
Rose, c'est Paris (TV Movie 2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Director: Serge Bramly
Stars: Sabine Bail, Monica Bellucci, Sigrid Bouaziz
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Roma. Ventiquattr'ore di piccole storie. Tre giovani rapinano un ristorante affollato e cercano di vendere la refurtiva ; uno degli avventori del ristorante ha un attacco cardiaco ed è ... See full summary »

Director: Antonello Grimaldi
Stars: Asia Argento, Luca Barbareschi, Margherita Buy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Laura Siprien
...
Sybille Weber
...
Serguei Makov
...
Lucas
...
Clarisse
Nicolas Thau ...
Lorenzo Balducci ...
L'inspecteur Frank Neves
Nicolas Jouhet ...
L'inspecteur Langlois
Peter Bonke ...
Le docteur Vonkel
Tubtchine Bayaertu ...
Barsak Thalik
Laurent Grévill ...
Daguerre
Jerzy Rogulski ...
Le professeur Bruner
Yoshi Oida ...
Kamal
Nikolai Boldaev ...
Ayrag (as Nicolaï Boldaev)
Simona Maicanescu ...
La directrice de l'orphelinat
Edit

Storyline

In France, the single translator Diane Siprien adopts an Asian baby named Liu-San in a foundation directed by Sybille Weber. Years later, a weird mark appears on the boy's chest and Diane and Liu share their dreadful nightmares. Diane is assigned for a three-day job in German and she leaves Liu with her friend Sybille. However, while going to the airport, Diane finds Liu hidden in the backseat and startles with an eagle flying toward the windshield, crashing her car. Liu falls into a coma and his digital recorder records the boy speaking in an unknown dialect. When Diane searches the translation and the origins of Liu, she is surrounded by mysterious murders. She discovers that the dialect is from the mystic Mongolian Tseven tribe and that Liu is a powerful Observer; further, he is in danger, threatened by sorcerers that need the boy for their Council of the Stone. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

boy | mongolia | murder | scientist | siberia | See more »


Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

| |

Language:

|

Release Date:

15 November 2006 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A sziklatanács titka  »

Box Office

Budget:

€22,000,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Sacrifice Of The Beloved
Written by N. Jantsannorov
©Copyright Control
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Muddled and plodding thriller, unworthy of Monica Bellucci's brave performance
29 November 2007 | by See all my reviews

Monica Belucci's fully committed performance, as well as her commendable willingness to appear as unglamorous as possible (with very short hair, limited or no make-up, often bloodied-up and dirty), are wasted in this semi-supernatural thriller that suffers from a muddled script (just like a previous adaptation of a Jean-Christophe Grangé novel, "Crimson Rivers" - maybe his books are just too hard to condense in under two hours of screen time), an incomplete finish that feels like a set-up for an (unlikely) sequel, cold direction, plodding pacing, and a completely humorless tone. I honestly found it a bit of a struggle to get through. It will probably be watched / remembered only for the first "cross-generational" on-screen meeting of Belucci with Catherine Deneuve. (**)


5 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
dvd ??? drusilla_vampyr
Well, I quite liked it mmsbk
Worst book to movie adaption ever wifaeroe
Discuss The Stone Council (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?