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Charlie Countryman (2013)

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (original title)
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While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.

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Nigel
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Darko
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Luc
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Victor Ibanescu
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Bill
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Kate
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Bela
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Ashley
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Ted
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Felicity
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Taxi Driver
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Hostel Clerk (as Bodgan Farcas)
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While traveling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.

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The only way to save the one you love, is to die


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Rated R for some brutal violence, language throughout, sexuality/nudity, and drug use. | See all certifications »

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13 September 2013 (Norway)  »

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Charlie Countryman  »

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$7,973 (USA) (15 November 2013)

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$7,973 (USA) (15 November 2013)
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Shia LaBeouf actually ingested LSD to make the scene seem 'more real'. See more »

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During Charlie's in flight conversation with the air stewardess following Victor's death, the passengers in the rows behind Charlie are awake in one shot, asleep in the next, and continue to alternate between the two until the scene ends. See more »

Quotes

Gabi Ibanescu: Do you think things like this happen to people?
Charlie Countryman: Some people, yes.
Gabi Ibanescu: What people?
Charlie Countryman: Us.
Gabi Ibanescu: Us.
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References Three Days of the Condor (1975) See more »

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Darko Longer
Written by Richard Hall
Performed by Moby
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Going back
13 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

I really liked the movie. It was shown at the International Film Festival in Berlin and the director was there. Shia was there too for the Premiere, but only the director stayed a few days longer and did a few Q&As for the movie and general movie making. While the story he is telling here, is not really that surprising and the German actor known as Schweiger, is not adding much to the equation, the two lead characters are doing the heavy lifting.

I liked the way, Shia played his character and I thought Evan Rachel Wood was great too. Of course the movie does have quite a few flaws too, but it is engaging and if you let yourself into it, you will be entertained (even if it is also predictable). A nice little thriller then


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