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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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Box Office

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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

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 »

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Narrator: Here we are seeing it, ladies and gentleman, the very face of love. Look upon the miracle it reveals. And this boy, on the night under the moon so full, and yet he weeps for himself, and for us, and for the moonlight too, the boy does weep. Behold the beloved, hers is the name in the song which echoes in the space of his heart. Love is passion, love is mystery, love is pain. Above all things else, love is pain. It's the same old story of love and the promise it holds, of life and of living it ...
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References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

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Shot In The Back Of The Head
Written by Richard Hall
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Little Idiot / Mute Corporation US
By arrangement with EMI Film & Television Music
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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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