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Black Butterfly (2008)

Papillon noir (original title)
Richard, a lonely, alcoholic, down-on-his-luck, divorced screenwriter, invites Jack, a mysterious vagabond, to stay at his woodland home while a serial killer preys on young women in the area. Could it be the vagrant? Or even Richard?

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Jack
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Richard
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Laura
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Le Procureur
Patrick Bruneton ...
Bernard / le routier
Philippe Mangenot ...
Inspecteur Arnaud
Pasquale D'Inca ...
Patron du restaurant
Mickey Dedaj ...
Le livreur (as Micky Dedaj)
Lionel François ...
L'homme-grenouille
Nina-Paloma Polly ...
L'assistante de Laura (as Nina Paloma Polly)
Johan Zue ...
L'assistant de Laura
Stephane Kordylas ...
Le père (as Stéphane Kordylas)
Anne-Lise Guillet ...
La mère
Valentin Martel ...
L'enfant
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Richard has been living alone since his wife left. His reclusion is broken when mysterious vagabond Jack comes to his rescue. Richard offers to put him up for a few days in exchange for some odd jobs. But the press soon starts hinting at a serial killer on the loose. Richard begins to have doubts: could Jack be the murderer? Richard panics and tension mounts when he discovers blood in the house. But what if Richard has his own demons to hide? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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A $13 million, German-produced, English language remake to be directed by Brian Goodman and to star Nicolas Cage and Veronica Ferres was announced in October 2011 by Bavariapool with filming slated to begin in east Germany by early 2012. The project however still hasn't started shooting. See more »

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