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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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Anna #2 - in hospital mirror
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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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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 »

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Anna checks her Facebook account where her birthday is shown as Jan 22nd. However, on a couple of occasions, she is shown to be checking her newspaper horoscope under the 'Taurus' section. A person born on Jan 22nd is a Capricorn/Aquarius cusp. See more »

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Dr. Langenkamp: Face blindness isn't something you just catch, Miss Marchant, it's something you loose.
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Could Have Been a Good Movie
10 November 2011 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

The elementary school teacher Anna Marchant (Milla Jovovich) lives with her boyfriend Bryce (Michael Shanks) in a nice apartment and every now and then she meets her best friends Francine (Sarah Wayne Callies) and Nina (Valentina Vargas) to drink and talk. When Anna is crossing a bridge to meet Bryce, she sees the infamous serial-killer Tearjerk Jack killing a woman. Anna runs but she is attacked by the killer and she falls off the bridge and hits her head on a structure.

Anna stays in coma for a week and when she awakes, she learns that she had a 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 (Julian McMahon) 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 to even recognize Bryce and her close friends.

"Faces in the Crowd" could have been a good movie, but unfortunately is just an average thriller. This is the first time that I hear anything about Prosopagnosia, and this theme could have been better explored.

The gorgeous Sarah Wayne Callies, from "Prison Break" and "The Walking Dead", wears an awful haircut. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Visões de um Crime" ("Visions of a Crime")


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