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1 February 2006 (France) See more »
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Christmas Eve...
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Vincent Cassel ... Joseph / Joseph's Wife
Olivier Barthelemy ... Bart

Roxane Mesquida ... Eve
Nico Le Phat Tan ... Thaï (as Nicolas Le Phat Tan)

Leïla Bekhti ... Yasmine
Ladj Ly ... Ladj

Julie-Marie Parmentier ... Jeanne
Gérald Thomassin ... Maurice
Quentin Lasbazeilles ... Gilou
Guillaume Bacquet ... Bébert
Alexandre Borrel ... Jérôme
Georgette Crochon ... Marie
François Levantal ... Le pompiste / Le chirurgien

Monica Bellucci ... La belle vampiresse
Oxmo Puccino ... Client boîte
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Mouloud Achour ... Le DJ du Stixx Club
Tarubi ... Moustene
Mokobé Traoré ... Le videur (as Mokobé)
Romain Gavras ... Brancardier (uncredited)

Directed by
Kim Chapiron 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Christian Chapiron 
Kim Chapiron 

Produced by
Vincent Cassel .... producer
Kim Chapiron .... producer
Éric Névé .... producer
 
Original Music by
Nguyen Lê 
 
Cinematography by
Alex Lamarque 
 
Film Editing by
Benjamin Weill 
 
Casting by
Gigi Akoka 
 
Production Design by
Marie-Hélène Sulmoni 
 
Set Decoration by
Thierry Lautout 
 
Makeup Department
Alexis Kinebanyan .... special makeup effects artist
Benoît Lestang .... special makeup effects artist
Frédérique Ney .... key makeup artist
Cécile Pellerin .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Sylvie Balland .... production manager
Christina Crassaris .... post-production supervisor
Sébastien Didelot .... assistant unit manager
Christophe Fustini .... assistant unit manager
David Moreillon .... trainee unit manager
Bruno Morin .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
David Diane .... first assistant director
Anne Legal .... trainee assistant director
Mohamed Elarche .... second assistant director (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Bernard Bridon .... property master
Britta Demasse .... set dresser
Nadine Hibon .... second assistant art director
Kathy Lebrun .... prop designer
Christian Vallat .... first assistant art director
Olivier Colat-Parros .... taxidermist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Marco Casanova .... sound editor
Jérôme Gonthier .... sound editor
François-Joseph Hors .... sound re-recording mixer
François Lepeuple .... foley artist
Fred Mays .... post-synchronization
Johann Nallet .... sound recordist
Jean-Alexandre Villemer .... sound recordist
Ken Yasumoto .... sound mixer
Ken Yasumoto .... supervising sound editor
Ken Yasumoto .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Virginie Giroux .... digital compositor
Sebastien Gombeaud-Saintonge .... Flame artist: Mac Guff Ligne, Paris
Marion Roger .... senior digital compositor
 
Stunts
Frédéric Alhinho .... stunts
Stéphane Boulay .... stunt driver
Laurent Chasseuil .... stunt driver
Bernard Chevreul .... stunt rigger
Jean-Jacques Desplanque .... stunts
Oumar Diaoure .... stunts
Alain Figlarz .... stunt coordinator
Jean-Benoit Guillon .... stunt driver
Cyril Lagarde .... stunt driver
Laurent Mulot .... stunt driver
Stéphane Orsolani .... stunts
Yoni Roch .... stunts
Ludo Silemetzoglou .... stunts
Daniel Vérité .... stunt rigger
Julien Vérité .... stunt rigger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Jean-Christophe Allain .... second assistant camera
Fabrice Bismuth .... assistant camera
Pierre-Louis de Stefano .... grip
Sébastien Fanchault .... grip
Emile Henny .... video assistant
Patrick Rebatel .... gaffer
Patrick Renault .... electrician
Martial Schmeltz .... first assistant camera
Laurent Tangy .... focus puller
Laurent Usse .... key grip
 
Casting Department
Hervé Jakubowicz .... casting assistant
Marc Robert .... casting assistant
 
Editorial Department
Nicolas Criqui .... digital conformation
Élodie Ichter .... digital intermediate editor
Philippe Reinaudo .... digital intermediate technical director
Clement Zveguintzoff .... digital conformation
 
Other crew
Christian Chapiron .... technical consultant (as Kiki Picasso)
Donatienne de Goros .... script supervisor
François Ferracci .... opening titles
Romeo Julien .... avid conformation
Jan Kounen .... technical consultant
 
Thanks
Bryan Norton .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"Satan" - International (English title) (literal title), UK (DVD title)
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Runtime:
France:94 min
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Certification:
Australia:R | Australia:R (2006) | Finland:K-18 (self applied) (DVD rating) (2007) | Finland:K-15 (self applied) (TV rating) (2007) | France:-16 | Germany:18 | Italy:VM18 | New Zealand:R18 | Switzerland:16 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:16 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 | USA:Not Rated
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19 out of 33 people found the following review useful.
Cabin Fever meets Delierance with a slice of France, 1 August 2006
Author: nick-gibson from Australia

I saw Sheitan at the Melbourne International Film Festival and thoroughly enjoyed 26 year old Kim Chapitan's directorial debut.

Sheitan, meaning Satan in Persian, follows a group of 4 French kids on a roadtrip to an exotic vixen's country retreat on Christmas Eve. Upon arrival we greet the intoxicating local family who are a 'banjo shy of a Cahulawassee River ride', Deliverance style.

The buildup of tension is the film's greatest asset as we fall for the motley locals before all hell breaks loose in diabolical circumstances. There's enough lashings of nudity to titillate and a fantastic scene involving a placenta and the best use of SFX for a long time.

Great acting for a horror movie, including a superb performance by Vincent Cassell who proves he's as good as he is in front of the camera as he is behind it, a breathtaking performance by Roxane Mesquida and a blink and you'll miss it cameo by Monica Bellucci.

The art direction/ set design was perfect, the Provincial French manor where the kids end up is as beautiful as it is haunting. If clowns don't scare the hell out of me, dolls do, and Sheitan certainly pushes the right buttons whilst not resorting to 'Chucky' style offerings. A beautiful soundmix accompanies the pictures providing some of the best sound effects work seen for a fair while.

For a directorial debut, Chapiron is streets ahead of Eli Roth, again proving that the best horror directors aren't in Hollywood. As part of the emerging French group Kourtajme', Chapiron has greatly learned from some of his more famous contemporaries, namely Cassel.

So kudos to you Mr Chapiron. A few editing flaws stop me giving a higher score but a good 8 for a debut film is nothing to sneeze at, and announce yourself on the horror stage as a star of the future.

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