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Saints-Martyrs-des-Damnés (2005)

A reporter goes to a mysterious village to investigate mysterious disappearances until one night, his friend gets abducted and every citizen wants him dead.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
François Chénier ...
Guy Vaillancourt ...
Monsieur Desmarais
France Labonté ...
Madame Desmarais
Alain Martel ...
Homme-gorille
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Armand Despas
Marc Boily ...
Drag Queen
Pierre Collin ...
Raoul Bosh
Mathilde Lavigne ...
Francine Pilote ...
Femme à trois seins
Alec Poirier ...
Quentin
Eve Aubert ...
Sylvie (as Ève Aubert)
David Savard ...
Méchant
Renaud Lacelle-Bourdon ...
Suiveux
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Le garagiste
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Flavien Juste is the reporter of a tabloid that explores UFOs and other supernatural events that is near to bankruptcy. His chief and friend assigns him to investigate the disappearance of villagers in Despas and Flavien heads to the small town with his friend and photographer Armand. Flavien sees the ghost of a bride on the road and when they arrive in the hotel, Armand vanishes. Flavien seeks out his friend but the locals do not help him. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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10 September 2005 (Canada)  »

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Cidade Amaldiçoada  »

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Je me crois en enfer, donc j'y suis. Rimbaud [I believe myself in hell, and there I am.] See more »

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Nice try Robin
4 March 2006 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I had high expectations when I've rented this movie. Genre movie, especially scifi and horror coming from La Belle Province are somewhat rare so of course this movie was at the top of my rental list. I give it a 5 out of 10 (or a 5 out of 7: all quebecers who read TV Hebdo critics will know what I mean) and I don't think it deserves any better.

For the record this is not a bad movie and there is a lot of talent involved: Great actors, great photography, fantastic settings but one major flaw: an absolutely AWFUL script. The whole idea and theme is indeed interesting but it is drowned out by the multiplication of subplots, characters and mixed genres. This is an unbelievable patchwork that does not hold and it feels gratuitous.

Nice try Robin.


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