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Agnès Merlet (writer)
Juliette Sales (writer)
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Release Date:
6 August 2008 (France) See more »
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Tagline:
Evil chose her.
Plot:
A psychiatrist is assigned to work on the case of a disturbed young girl. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
Awards:
4 nominations See more »
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(13 articles)
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Carice van Houten ... Jane Van Dopp

Jenn Murray ... Dorothy Mills

David Wilmot ... Colin Garrivan

Ger Ryan ... Eileen McMahon
David Ganly ... Aiden Kearsley

Gary Lewis ... Pastor Ross

Rynagh O'Grady ... Mrs. Mc Cllellan
Joe Hanley ... Paul Fallon

Gavin O'Connor ... John McCarthy

Charlene McKenna ... Mary McMahon
Louise Lewis ... Maureen Kearsley

Ned Dennehy ... Garage Owner
Marie Mullen ... Garage Owner's wife

Sean Stewart ... Duncan McClellan

Eamonn Owens ... Kurt

Ian Lloyd Anderson ... Jake Fallon
Michèle Forbes ... Paul Fallon's wife (as Michele Forbes)
Helen Norton ... Emma McCarthy

David Murray ... Tom O'Brien

Niamh Shaw ... Mabel Mills
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Barbara Adair ... Old Mrs McClennan
Glenn Gannon ... Mr. MC Cllellan
Clara McCormack ... Mimi

Jordan Lee McGrath ... Younge Doctor S.
David Nesbitt ... David Morton
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Directed by
Agnès Merlet 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Agnès Merlet  writer
Juliette Sales  writer

Produced by
Louise Curran .... associate producer
Olivier Delbosc .... producer
Nicolas Delval .... assistant producer
Pierre Escande .... assistant producer
James Flynn .... producer
Eric Jehelmann .... producer
Jérôme Lateur .... executive producer
Marc Missonnier .... producer
Jean-Luc Ormières .... executive producer
Philippe Saal .... line producer
 
Original Music by
Nathaniel Méchaly 
 
Cinematography by
Giorgos Arvanitis 
 
Film Editing by
Monica Coleman 
 
Casting by
Maureen Hughes 
 
Production Design by
David Wilson 
 
Costume Design by
Suzanne Cave 
 
Makeup Department
Muriel Bell .... key hair stylist
Joni Galvin .... key makeup artist
Anna Gronerus .... assistant hair stylist
Aoife Mullally .... assistant makeup artist
Julie-Ann Ryan .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Susana Antunes .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Andrew Hegarty .... first assistant director
Alex Jones .... second assistant director
Jonathan Shaw .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Ignacio Barbe .... props
Dermot Blighe .... stand-by props
Martin Hayes .... supervising carpenter
Lyndon Johnston .... dressing props
Bobby McGlynn .... propmaker
 
Sound Department
Laurent Boudaud .... sound re-recording mixer
Alan Collins .... sound facility director: ardmore sound
Caoimhe Doyle .... foley artist
Andrew Felton .... boom operator
John Fitzgerald .... adr mixer
John Fitzgerald .... foley mixer
John Fitzgerald .... sound re-recording mixer
Brendan Geaney .... foley editor
Fionn Higgins .... dialogue editor
Alex Hudd .... sound consultant: dolby
Jon Stevenson .... sound designer
Simon J. Willis .... sound mixer
 
Special Effects by
Kevin Byrne .... special effects supervisor
Kevin Nolan .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Benjamin Ageorges .... visual effects supervisor
Stephane Bidault .... visual effects supervisor
Nicolas Delbecq .... digital effects artist
Jean-Antoine Lacolle .... digital effects artist
Adrien Servadio .... digital artist
 
Stunts
Brendan Condren .... stunt driver
Ivan Kennedy .... stunt driver
Giedrius Nagys .... assistant stunt coordinator
Giedrius Nagys .... stunts
Donal O'Farrell .... stunt driver
Gary Robinson .... stunt performer
Gary Robinson .... stunts
Philippe Zone .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
John Conroy .... camera operator
John Conroy .... director of photography: second unit
Richie Donnelly .... first assistant camera
Robert Flood .... camera trainee (as Robert Hallinan Flood)
Addo Gallagher .... gaffer
Howard Gibson Steele .... electrician
Stephen Murphy .... Steadicam operator
David O'Connor .... grip
Adam Tsan .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liz Treacy .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Editorial Department
Giulia Rodino .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Jean-Pierre Arquie .... music supervisor
James Fitzpatrick .... music contractor
Antonio Gambale .... synthesizer programmer
Jan Holzner .... orchestra recording engineer
Marie Sabbah .... music supervisor
 
Other crew
Kevin de la Isla O'Neill .... making-of
Sile Dorney .... production accountant
Aaron Farrell .... project assistant
Clemence Forestier .... business affairs
Nicholas Frank .... legal affairs assistant
Mathieu Gayet .... legal affairs assistant
Niall Martin .... location manager
Poll Moussoulides .... dialogue coach
Cian O'Muilleoir .... assistant production accountant
Pascal Vallart .... production accountant
Anne Warter .... assistant to director
 

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MPAA:
Rated R for language, violent and disturbing content including a rape, teen drinking and brief nudity
Runtime:
102 min
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Goofs:
Continuity: The blood smeared on Jake's face changes between shots.See more »
Quotes:
Jane Van Dopp:Do you have any idea why she was bullied by the other children?
Mrs. Mc Cllellan:Because they hated anyone or anything that was different. God help the child, she was always different.
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Soundtrack:
I want to destroy youSee more »

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9 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
I think I found a new gem and its name is 'Dorothy Mills', 21 June 2009
Author: Francisco Rotondi from Argentina

"Dorothy Mills" is one of those films that may not fit into the horror category, but it still contains enough elements to get the attention of horror lovers who want more than gore and a nice variety of scares. I admit that I also like those kinds of horror films, but I can also acknowledge and praise something a little bit more complex, less violent and more 'psychological', which is the case of this film. 'Dorothy Mills' certainly went beyond my expectations and I honestly don't understand why some people are complaining about the movie being 'too slow'. For the contrary, this film successfully manages to capture the attention during the first minutes, which is a crucial thing to do when you're telling a story. If you shock the audience enough during the first minutes and develop a well narrative line that gets more and more complex throughout the end, you're all set, and personally, I think Agnès Merlet and Juliette Sales achieved this perfectly.

I don't know anything about Jenn Murray, the young actress who portrayed Dorothy Mills. I am not acquainted with her earlier work, but I don't need any information to state that she is definitely one of the most gifted actresses I have seen in a long time. The first time we see Jenn on screen, her character is doing something extremely violent, which provokes repulsion and hate towards her. However, only a few minutes later, Dorothy suddenly appears as a poor innocent child, which causes more sympathy than fear or rejection. Jenn Murray is obviously gifted enough to elaborate a complex character, who never ceases to amaze the audience with a variety of types of behavior through the entire film. Dorothy is a flawless character, not only thanks to Jenn Murray, obviously, but also because the writers did a marvelous job creating her. Judding this film by the cover, one would be inclined to assume that 'Dorothy Mills' is another movie about a bad little girl who kills people and gets away with it because nobody ever suspects of young innocent little girls. Well... this is really not the case. The cover is misleading and it makes it makes it look campy, when in reality, Dorothy is a much more complex character with a lot of things to express. Again, I have a special love for campy films as well, but I'm just stating a difference, in this case.

I highly recommend this fine psychological thriller, with one of the most complex 'villains' I have seen in a while. If you're in the mood for a good thriller with some well done twists, give this movie a chance.

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