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Faces in the Crowd (2011)

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A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in.

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Sam Kerrest
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Lanyon / Tearjerk Jack
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Dr. Langenkamp
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Francine
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Nina
Kate Yacula ...
Anna #2 - in hospital mirror
Apollonia Vanova ...
Anna #4 - in make-up mirror
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Storyline

The elementary school teacher Anna Marchant lives with her boyfriend Bryce in a nice apartment and every now and then she meets her best friends Francine and Nina to drink and talk. When Anna is crossing a bridge to meet Bryce, she sees an infamous serial-killer killing a woman. Anna runs but she is attacked by the killer and she falls off the bridge and hits her head. Anna stays in coma for a week and when she awakes, she learns that she has brain damage followed by Prosopagnosia, a disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while the ability to recognize other objects may be relatively intact. The police detective Sam Kerrest unsuccessfully tries to force Anna to remember the face of the serial-killer. Now the serial-killer knows that Anna has seen his face, but she is incapable of even recognizing Bryce and her close friends. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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She saw the killer's face, but it keeps changing...


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Rated R for disturbing violent content and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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7 October 2011 (Turkey)  »

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$15,000,000 (estimated)
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The specialist Anna sees to help her cope with her disease is H. Langenkamp - a reference to Heather Langenkamp, the actress who played the would-be victim of fellow razor-blade killer Freddy Krueger in A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984). See more »

Goofs

When Sam Kerrest speeds up to save Anna, it sounds like he is speeding up but outside the window the environment goes with the same speed as before. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Langenkamp: Faces are the barcode of the human race. Ever since mankind went tribal, we're constantly looking at each others faces trying to decide whether they're friends, foes, or lovers. Don't underestimate the seriousness of your condition, Miss Marchant.
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References Columbo (1971) See more »

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1000 Faces
Written by George Acogny, Nils Jiptner and Terra Naomi
Performed by Terra Naomi
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Faces In The Crowd
21 November 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A very good movie. Tense, thrilling and sensational. Script and directing was good. Some folks felt that Milla Jovoich can't act. It's beyond me why some people want to beat up on some actors so bad. That's like saying John Wayne or Clint Eastwood can't perform or are one dimensional. Come on folks actors are professionals and put their time into it as they know their job is to entertain us.

In the case of this movie the rare disease that Anna suffered, Milla Jovoich would've spent time learning about it and how people cope with it. After all she was one of the Executive Producers of this movie. She is serious about her business and the roles she takes on. Faces in the Crowd is no exception.


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