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Twixt -- A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery. Aiding him on his exploration is a young ghost named V.
Twixt -- A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery. Aiding him on his exploration is a young ghost named V.

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Writer:
Francis Ford Coppola (written by)
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Release Date:
11 April 2012 (Belgium) See more »
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Plot:
A writer with a declining career arrives in a small town as part of his book tour and gets caught up in a murder mystery involving a young girl... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Awards:
1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Like watching a PC adventure game e.g. Phantasmagoria! See more (58 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Val Kilmer ... Hall Baltimore

Bruce Dern ... Sheriff Bobby LaGrange

Elle Fanning ... V.

Ben Chaplin ... Poe

Joanne Whalley ... Denise

David Paymer ... Sam

Anthony Fusco ... Pastor Allan Floyd

Alden Ehrenreich ... Flamingo
Bruce A. Miroglio ... Deputy Arbus

Don Novello ... Melvin

Ryan Simpkins ... Caroline
Lucas Rice Jordan ... P.J.
Fiona Medaris ... Vicky
Katie Crom ... Circe
Lucy Bunter ... Library Assistant
Dorothy Tchelistcheff ... Miss Gladys
Lorraine Gaudet ... Operator
Stacey Mattina ... Woman in Store

Tom Waits ... Narrator (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Marisa Lenhardt ... Herself - Opera Singer (uncredited)

Directed by
Francis Ford Coppola 
 
Writing credits
Francis Ford Coppola (written by)

Produced by
Francis Ford Coppola .... producer
Josh Griffith .... associate producer
Jim Hays .... 3D producer
Anahid Nazarian .... executive producer
Fred Roos .... executive producer
Adriana Rotaru .... line producer
Masa Tsuyuki .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Dan Deacon 
Osvaldo Golijov 
 
Cinematography by
Mihai Malaimare Jr. 
 
Film Editing by
Kevin Bailey 
Glen Scantlebury 
Robert Schafer 
 
Art Direction by
Jimmy DiMarcellis 
 
Set Decoration by
Katherine Covell 
 
Costume Design by
Marjorie Bowers 
 
Makeup Department
Aurora Bergere .... makeup department head
Aurora Bergere .... special makeup effects artist
Ashleigh Louer .... assistant makeup artist
 
Production Management
Darren M. Demetre .... unit production manager
Adriana Rotaru .... production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Brendon Breese .... second assistant director
Darren M. Demetre .... first assistant director
Shelly Heyward .... second assistant director
Gregory Kent Simmons .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
Ryan Bozajian .... concept artist
Ryan Bozajian .... storyboard lead artist
Lisa Clark .... set designer: chickering grave
Stephen Faustina .... graphic artist
John Paul Goorjian .... property master
David Hopp .... swing gang
Anne Kendall .... construction coordinator: chickering grave
Sean O'Neill .... storyboard artist
Ross Parsons .... set dresser
Gabor Szugyi .... digital matte painter
Ben Merrell .... tattoo artist (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Richard Beggs .... sound designer
Ronni Brown .... foley artist
Ed Callahan .... supervising sound editor
Sin Cohen .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Simon Coke .... foley editor
Chris Gridley .... adr editor
Colin Guthrie .... adr recordist
Colin Guthrie .... post-production coordinator
Colin Guthrie .... sound recordist
Wes Kobernick .... sound effects editor
Oscar Mitt .... sound assistant
Jesse Rosenman .... apprentice sound editor
William Storkson .... foley supervisor
Masa Tsuyuki .... adr supervisor
Kevin Walker .... boom operator
Angie Yesson .... sound re-recording mixer
Colin Guthrie .... additional sound editing (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Doug E. Williams .... special effects coordinator
Dick Wood .... special effects
 
Visual Effects by
Daphne Apellanes-Ackerson .... compositor
Jason Arrieta .... compositor
Kevin Bailey .... visual effects
Michal Cavoj .... digital effects artist
Catherine Craig .... matte painter
Catherine Craig .... visual effects artist
Ondrej Ctibor .... senior compositor
Ales Dlabac .... 3d department head
David Ebner .... stereoscopic supervisor
Blanka Faitova .... compositor
Tamás Fiedler .... 3D tracking
Matüs Garaj .... digital matte paint artist: UPP
Todd Gill .... lead technical director: SPY
Benjamin Hawkins .... composite supervisor
Lukas Herrmann .... matte painting lead
Amy Hollywood Wixson .... visual effects producer
Karen Huang .... stereo producer: StereoPictures 3D
Lukas Hytych .... compositor
Matthew Frederick Johnson .... visual effects assistant data wrangler
Josh Jones .... visual effects
Tomas Kalhous .... head of 2D: UPP
Helena Keslova .... compositor
Vít Komrzý .... visual effects producer
Vsevolod Korovin .... senior digital matte painter
Martin Kostun .... matte painting
Vaclav Kostun .... 3D tracking
Lenka Likarova .... visual effects production
Jirí Linhart .... 3d artist
Jaroslav Matys .... visual effects coordinator
Viktor Muller .... visual effects supervisor
Péter Németh .... visual effects artist
Vojtech Palme .... compositor
Schuyler Pappas .... visual effects producer: SPY
Attila Polgár .... compositor
Jakub Ruzicka .... compositor
Ann Sidenblad .... concept modeler
Ann Sidenblad .... modeler
Josef Skvrcek .... compositor
Jan Sladecko .... compositor
Mátyás Szabó .... senior compositor
Atilla Szapek .... compositor
Pál Tauszig .... compositor
Frantisek Vaclavek .... visual effects artist
Kirsten Walters .... visual effects production assistant: SPY
Petr Zloty .... 3d artist
 
Stunts
Thomas Dewier .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Thomas Bango .... 3d assistant camera
Eric Blum .... gaffer
Jonathan Bowerbank .... assistant camera
Robin Charters .... 3d camera system engineer
Gary Gill .... grip
Cliff Henry .... electrician
Kalman Muller .... still photographer
Jason Michael Noel .... best boy grip
Devon Taaffe .... second assistant camera
Ian S. Takahashi .... "a" camera first assistant
Marc Wall .... key grip
Natalie Weiss .... second assistant camera
Jeremy Wong .... "b" camera first assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lori Rozzi .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
J.D. Ashe .... 3D stereolab technician
John A. Brickley .... assistant editor
Colin Guthrie .... additional editing
 
Music Department
Arturo Rodriguez .... orchestrator
Raul Rosa .... additional music arranger
Raul Rosa .... music editor
Lev Zhurbin .... composer: additional music / orchestrator
Arturo Rodriguez .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
Raul Rosa .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Cecelia Baloian .... studio teacher
Alrik Bursell .... production coordinator
Gia Coppola .... creative consultant
James Cotner .... stand-in
Alexis Forni .... assistant production manager
Ryan Himenes .... production assistant
Paula Lima .... production assistant
Patrick Lundberg .... production assistant
Sean Nichols Lynch .... production assistant
James T. Mockoski .... production coordinator
Peter Moody .... location manager
Brian Nailing .... cook
Ric Perada .... production assistant
Isaac Pingree .... production assistant
Santos P. Rodriguez .... chef
Bill Rowe .... production assistant
Kai Stark .... production assistant
Vito Triglia .... production assistant
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Virginia" - Japan (English title) (imdb display title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for some bloody violence
Runtime:
88 min (original version)
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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Certification:
Australia:MA15+ (2014) | Brazil:12 | Finland:K-16 | France:U (with warning) | Germany:16 | Japan:PG12 | Switzerland:14 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:14 (canton of Vaud) | UK:15 | USA:R

Did You Know?

Trivia:
In the dream sequence, in which Hall Baltimore and Edgar Allan Poe are discussing writing techniques, the poem Poe refers to is "The Raven", his most famous work.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: When Hall Baltimore first goes to the hotel in the dream he orders just a beer. The beer is set in front of him and has a large head of foam. In the next scene the foam is gone. When the scene resumes the foam is back.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Narrator:There was, once upon a time, a town not far from a big city. A road ran through, but there were only a few businesses. A coffee shop, a hardware store, a sheriff's office. And all kinds of people. Vagrants, run away teens, religious fanatics, retired seniors who, well, it was a town of those who wanted to be left alone. And so they were.
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Soundtrack:
O Be Careful Little EyesSee more »

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38 out of 49 people found the following review useful.
Like watching a PC adventure game e.g. Phantasmagoria!, 24 July 2012
Author: jimpemmas from Greece

I just saw it and really liked it despite all the negative things i heard about it. I liked it more than Tetro (6/10) and Youth without youth (4/10), Coppola's last two movies.

Twixt was like watching a PC adventure game like Phantasmagoria or Garbiel Knight adapted into a movie (showing only the video parts of the games). It was intriguing and had very nice digital cinematography and Gothic horror atmosphere. Plot and setting reminded me of In the mouth of madness as well as Twin Peaks. It was also nice to see Val Kilmer again.

As much as i love his masterpieces from the 70's, this small personal movie was also very interesting (though of course i'm not even comparing them). Coppola does what he wants to do, not caring about money and reviews and i respect that. A similar case (minimalistic too) was with Soderbergh's Bubble.

Overall i gave it a 6.5/10.

p.s. I read some people say that it is incoherent and the plot doesn't make any sense. I didn't have a problem following the plot and i understood what happened in the end quite easily. It isn't explained very clear (wisely in my opinion) but all the hints are there.

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