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The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

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Inspector Bach
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Prosecutor
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Attorney Isabelle
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Rolf
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Fashion Show Choreographer
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Beate
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The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.

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No backstabbing. Just business.


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Rated R for sexual content, language and some violence | See all certifications »

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30 August 2013 (USA)  »

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$20,000,000 (estimated)

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$40,100 (USA) (30 August 2013)

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$91,186 (USA) (20 September 2013)
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This film is a remake of the 2010 French film Love Crime (2010), directed by Alain Corneau, who died the same year the film was released. See more »

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Christine Stanford: I woke up in the hospital and my mother was sobbing, and I asked her what happened to Clarissa, and she said... Well, she didn't. She wouldn't even look at me. And no one ever said anything, but I knew what they were thinking.
[sniffing, then in a whisper]
Christine Stanford: That I killed her. And they never told me that they loved me ever again.
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All style, no passion
17 June 2013 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Hard to believe Brian dePalma has sunk this low. The film is boring, dreadfully scripted, and looks like a long perfume commercial. Real people just don't dress and look like this; DePalma seemed to be heading toward this stylized, air-brushed look when he made "Dressed to Kill," and it's gotten progressively worse with each film, except "The Untouchables." "Passion's" script starts out to be about two female executives vying for the same account, and then goes off in five different directions. He toys with gratuitous lesbianism in some segments, which might have been bold and sexy in the 70's and 80's, but now just comes off looking dated and embarrassing. The film's 100 minutes could easily have been pared down to 20 and it would have been more interesting and less ponderous. A real disappointment.


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