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

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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 »

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Laura Siprien
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Sybille Weber
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Serguei Makov
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Lucas
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Clarisse
Nicolas Thau ...
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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
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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

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Frozen faces and lots of gasping left me yawning!
5 January 2013 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

I began watching this film with great interest due to the genre and the 2 lead actresses. I was told it was the French 6th Sense. I only wish my 6th sense had been working and told me not to waste my time watching it. only got to the end by playing games on my computer at the same time. as it had subtitles I had to keep looking for a while but soon there wasn't much dialogue and all I could hear was Monica Belluci gasping and panting as she struggled to survive a series of shocks and physical feats that would have put Bruce WIllis under a lot of pressure. Catherine Deneuve must have had a laugh making some of the scenes and had a frozen blank for most of it ( trying not to giggle perhaps)? The camera concentrates on close ups of Monicas face a lot too and as she appears to be in shock and gasping for air for a large part of the film it becomes very annoying. Yes there are a few spots that keep you watching for the special effects and but mostly these sort of scenes have been in many other films. If you get to the end well done!


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