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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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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

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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Referenced in Chelsea Lately: Episode #7.12 (2013) 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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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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