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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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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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Trivia

The cab driver calls Charlie Countryman, Robert Redford. Shia actually stared alongside Redford in "The Company You Keep" See more »

Goofs

As Gabi is explaining how she met Nigel, Charlie is wearing a dark sport coat. By the time she is done, Charlie is no longer wearing the coat. See more »

Quotes

Darko: [Angry at Karl for misspelling his name] My name is Darko. Darko.
[Brings out a pen]
Darko: And maybe if I put this pen right into your asshole, then write my name inside, you will remember?
Darko: [Luc chuckles nervously] Something is funny?
Luc: [Looks at everyone, very nervously] Yeah. What you just said with the pen-in-the-asshole thing. I mean you can't actually write inside someone's asshole.
Karl: It wouldn't actually help me remember.
Luc: How can you read inside your own asshole?
Karl: You wouldn't be able to read it.
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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.12 (2013) See more »

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Pân' La Rai e o Cale Lunga
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Written by Adrian Naidin
Performed by Adrian Naidin
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I never knew Bucharest could look this good:)
17 February 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

This movie really surprised me; I think this was one of , if not THE best Shia LaBeouf performance (looking forward for nymphomaniac).

The story is pretty simple and suffers from some plot holes but the movie strangely kept me glued to the sit wondering where Shia LeBeouf's journey of self discovering in the unknown city of Bucharest will get him.

The casting choice for the lead female role was a little odd, (i think it would've worked a little better with a more "traditional hot"-looking girl) Also noted should be the brilliant soundtrack of this movie (especially Moby's contribution). must listen: Moby -- After (Drumsound & Bassline Smith Remix) from the subway chase scene.

To sum up, this movie was a very nice surprise, the kind that keeps me watching and trying to discover the unappreciated beauty in the not-so-mainstream movies.

My Rating - 8/10


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