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Successful actress returns to her family home in rural Austria to visit her ailing father and her sister who spent her whole life taking care of him and her family. The reunion is marked by jealousy, introspection and a secret.
Nora von Waldstätten,
Lucrèce, the best killer in the business, accepts a final job: eliminate an opera singer who threatens the interests of a corporation. She's hired as a soprano for a festival her target is singing in, but things don't happen as planned.
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What starts out as a relaxing weekend at lake Neusiedl ends in fear and horror for two friendly couples. Three children have gone missing from the neighboring village. As tensions increase people start showing their true colors. Every one of them has something to hide - but none of them are aware of what horrors lie just beneath the surface. Written by
But the script? Everything that made the book memorable, its main plot points, its mental core - is completely missing from the movie. Instead, you get some run-of-the-mill thriller fare. Which is forgettable, a waste of time.
The main point of the book was the interaction of media with murder, that media need and want murder for sensations - and some murderers want media to show their "works", providing them with the incentive to kill in the first place. And some lines of thought starting from that.
Did you find any of this in this movie? Guessed so.
So, 1 for the script, 7 for production and acting, results in 4 overall.
Avoid it, read the book instead.
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