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The Cry of the Owl (2009)

R  |   |  Drama, Thriller  |  19 August 2009 (France)
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A troubled young man retreats from the big city and his ex-wife for the tranquility of a small town. He is drawn into a relationship with a young woman whose boyfriend goes missing, leaving the new arrival as a suspect.

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Jenny Thierolf
Karl Pruner ...
Mr. Jaffe
Phillip MacKenzie ...
Lavigne Client
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Jack Neilson
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Greg Wyncoop
R.D. Reid ...
Mr. Kolbe
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Robert's Lawyer (as Constantine Alex Karzis)
Marcia Laskowski ...
Nickie's Lawyer
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Elaine
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Sally Nielson
Robbie Campbell ...
Walt Neilson
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Susie Escham
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Bill
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A young woman becomes inexplicably attracted to a man who is stalking her. When her boyfriend goes missing, the stalker is the immediate suspect, until a game of jealousy and betrayal turns deadly. Written by Anonymous

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What would you do if someone was watching you?

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Drama | Thriller

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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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19 August 2009 (France)  »

Also Known As:

A bagoly kiáltása  »

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$11,500,000 (estimated)
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Scott Speedman was originally up for the role of Greg Wyncoop. See more »

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Owls fly silent so their prey cannot hear them. Their feathers are softer and therefore quieter against the wind. See more »

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Version of Der Schrei der Eule (1987) See more »

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Roscoe
Written by Tim Smith
Performed by Midlake
Published by Bug Music Ltd.
Courtesy of Bella Union Records
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Exceptional and Very Under-rated
2 June 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Coming from the viewpoint of a person who had neither heard of this movie or known of the novel, I was pleasantly surprised. The story in itself was cleverly presented by exceptional acting. This is not a Hollywood blockbuster by any means but was effective. The music and cinematography were nothing special but still feel like this complimented a compelling story. After watching I do feel like there were a few psychological undertones to this film that leave you with an uneasy feeling while watching. All of the characters were highly developed and nearing the end you will understand what I mean. For a movie many have never heard of, I would recommend it without a doubt.


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