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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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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. (**)


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