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Passion -- The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protegee escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.
Passion -- A savvy young businesswoman plots murderous revenge after her boss and mentor steals her idea.

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Brian De Palma (written by)
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Release Date:
13 February 2013 (Belgium) See more »
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No backstabbing. Just business.
Plot:
The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder. | Add synopsis »
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2 nominations See more »
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(441 articles)
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very much a DePalma movie See more (75 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Rachel McAdams ... Christine Stanford

Noomi Rapace ... Isabelle James

Karoline Herfurth ... Dani

Paul Anderson ... Dirk Harriman

Dominic Raacke ... J.J. Koch

Rainer Bock ... Inspector Bach

Benjamin Sadler ... Prosecutor
Michael Rotschopf ... Attorney Isabelle
Max Urlacher ... Rolf
Jörg Pintsch ... Mark

Trystan Pütter ... Eric
Patrick Heyn ... Manager
Carlo Castro ... Fashion Show Choreographer
Melissa Holroyd ... Beate

Ian T. Dickinson ... Detective (as Ian Dickinson)
Gernot Alwin Kunert ... Lab Technician (as Gernot Kunert)
Katrin Pollitt ... Guard

Frank Witter ... Usher
Polina Semionova ... Dancer
Ibrahim Öykü Önal ... Dancer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Peer Martiny ... Maitre D' (uncredited)

Gizem Mut ... Runway Model (uncredited)
Leila Rozario ... Woman in Elevator (uncredited)
Alexander Yassin ... Concierge (uncredited)
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Directed by
Brian De Palma 
 
Writing credits
Brian De Palma (written by)

Natalie Carter (film "Crime d'amour") &
Alain Corneau (film "Crime d'amour")

Natalie Carter (additional dialogue)

Produced by
Sylvie Barthet .... line producer
Saïd Ben Saïd .... producer
Sarah Borch-Jacobsen .... assistant producer: SBS Productions
Kevin Chneiweiss .... assistant producer: SBS Productions
Alfred Hürmer .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Pino Donaggio 
 
Cinematography by
José Luis Alcaine (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
François Gédigier  (as François Gedigier)
 
Casting by
Anja Dihrberg 
 
Production Design by
Cornelia Ott 
 
Art Direction by
Astrid Poeschke (supervising art director)
 
Set Decoration by
Ute Bergk 
 
Costume Design by
Karen Muller Serreau  (as Karen Muller-Serreau)
 
Makeup Department
Tamar Aviv .... special makeup effects artist: 'masks, " Twilight Creations
Parul Banerjee .... additional makeup artist
Morgane Bernhard .... key hair stylist
Anna Sophie Evenkamp .... additional makeup artist (as Anna Evenkamp)
Göran Lundström .... special makeup effects artist: 'masks, " Twilight Creations
Thi Thanh Tu Nguyen .... key makeup artist
Björn Rehbein .... key makeup artist
Emilia Seifert .... hair stylist
Emilia Seifert .... makeup artist
Jörn Seifert .... special makeup effects artist: 'masks, " Twilight Creations
Katharine Rebecca Thieme .... additional makeup artist
Virginie Thomann .... makeup trainee
Stephanie Wolf .... additional makeup artist
Dana Kalder .... additional makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
Didier de Keyser .... production manager: Digital Film Lab (as Didier Dekeyser)
François Dupuy .... technical manager: Digital Film Lab
Miki Emmrich .... production manager
Cendrine Gady .... post-production supervisor: Digital Film Lab
Abraham Goldblat .... post-production supervisor: I Mediate Post-Productions
Tina Lin .... operations supervisor: Digital Film Lab
Tommaso Vergallo .... digital cinema manager: Digital Fiulm Lab
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tobias Asam .... third assistant director
Kilian Bold .... assistant director production assistant (as Kilian Hebold)
Tanja Däberitz .... second assistant director
Sebastian Fahr-Brix .... first assistant director
Lena Graf .... assistant director production assistant
Stanislaw Grünstein .... additional assistant director
Janina Huettenrauch .... additional assistant director (as Janina Hüttenrauch)
Philipp Kramer .... additional assistant director
Maria Mehnert .... trainee assistant director
Annika Sell .... key assistant director production assistant
 
Art Department
Roman Berger .... standby carpenter
Henning Brehm .... graphic designer
Andre Brüggemann .... carpenter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Ludolf Böhm .... set dresser
Dirk Drelse .... carpenter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Jan Dunkel .... set dresser
Michael Düwel .... art department manager: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Carolin Görner .... assistant standby prop
Severino Gürtler .... cnc operator: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Wolfgang Hein .... set dresser
Patrick Herzberg .... assistant art director
Patrick Herzberg .... stand-by art director
Björn Holzhausen .... assistant property master
Ulli Isfort .... set decoration buyer (as Uli Isfort)
Axel Kahnt .... property master
Marc Kargermann .... plasterer: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH (as Marc Kagermann)
Sonja Kirch .... art department coordinator
Rolf Knaebel .... carpenter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Robert Krüger .... hod painter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Carolin Langenbahn .... assistant set decorator
Michael Lehmann .... metal worker: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Jens Leiche .... hod metal worker: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Mario Lojek .... hod carpenter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Nadin Meyer .... buyer: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Denny Neisener .... carpenter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Petra Pieper .... set dresser
Marco Pressler .... construction manager: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Christian Schlaak .... carpenter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Torsten Schwartz .... plasterer: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH (as Torsten Schwarz)
Till Sennhenn .... stand-by prop
Jan Tamme .... metal worker: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Joey Weber .... additional set decoration buyer
Berndt Wenzel .... hod plasterer - sculptor: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH (as Bernd Wenzel)
Dirk Winkler .... painter: Art Department Studio Babelsberg GmbH
Liliana Lambriev .... additional graphic designer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Serge Arthus .... sound department manager: Red Mountain
Hortense Bailly .... assistant dialogue editor: sound
Mélanie Blouin .... sound recording assistant
Katia Boutin .... dialogue editor
Nicolas Cantin .... sound engineer
Pascal Chauvin .... foley artist
Pierre Collodin .... first sound assistant
Jean Goudier .... sound editor
Jean-Paul Hurier .... sound re-recording mixer
Bernhard Joest .... sound: making of
Ron Klober .... second sound assistant
Damien Lazzerini .... sound re-recording mixer
Michel Monier .... dolby consultant
Gréggory Poncelet .... sound technical supervisor: Red Mountain
Franck Tassel .... foley artist assistant
Matthieu Tertois .... sound recordist: Red Mountain
Niels Barletta .... sound mastering engineer (uncredited)
Damien Bera .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Till Hertrich .... lead senior special effects technician: Nefzers Babelsberg GmbH
Michael Rudnik .... senior special effects technician: Nefzers Babelsberg GmbH
 
Visual Effects by
Stéphane Bonnet .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Estelle Chesneau .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Olivier Debert .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Emmanuel Denis .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Thierry Flament .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Fabien Guiliani .... 3d supervisor: Def2shoot (as Fabien Guliani)
Laurie Kotfila .... in and out: Def2shoot
Marc Latil .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Thibault Martegani .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Frederic Moreau .... visual effects designer: Def2shoot
Sarah Moreau .... visual effects producer: Def2shoot
Fred Roz .... titles: Def2shoot
Mikael Tanguy .... visual effects supervisor: Def2shoot
Olivier Veau .... digital artist: Def2shoot
Jeremy Guetta .... scanner operator (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Micha Bornhütter .... stunt double
Volkhart Buff .... stunt coordinator
Wanja Götz .... stunt double
Miriam Höller .... stunt double
Daniela Stein .... stunt double (as Dani Stein)
Janine Theisen .... stunt double (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Juan José Alcaide .... electrician
Christian Almesberger .... first assistant camera
Ute Baron .... camera & grip & lighting equipment: Arri Rental Berlin GmbH
Thomas Beckmann .... camera: making of, Pieshotfilm
Christian Brubach .... rigging electrician
Guy Ferrandis .... still photographer
Harald Geltl .... balloon operator
Harry Groepler .... electrical collator (as Harry 'Abu' Groepler)
Oliver Haas .... best boy
Dietmar Haupt .... rigging gaffer
Thomas Hübener .... crane operator
Daniel Jopp .... electrician
Carsten Klockow .... rigging electrician
Glenn König .... key grip
Philipp Lange .... junior electrician
Sebastian Mayer .... additional grip
Roland Moses .... rigging electrician (as Roland Modes)
Gero Neumann .... second assistant camera
Kenneth Pearson .... additional grip
Marcus Pohlus .... camera operator
Marcus Pohlus .... steadicam operator
Helmut Prein .... gaffer
Philipp Rath .... dolly grip
Christian Saalfeld .... balloon operator
Christiane Schmidt .... second camera: making of, Pieshotfilm
Axel Scholz .... electrician
Clemens Szelies .... video operator
Christian Wehrle .... dit
Uwe Zegnotat .... loader
Christian Almesberger .... camera operator: "b" camera (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Johanna Ragwitz .... extras casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Theresa Anna Luther .... wardrobe (as Theresa-Anna Luther)
Nathalie Neusüß .... additional wardrobe
Emmanuelle Pertus .... assistant costume designer: France
Barbara Schramm .... assistant costume designer
Lisa Spengler .... wardrobe assistant
Katja Willecke .... wardrobe
Jana Witte .... costume buyer
 
Editorial Department
Serge Anthony .... colorist: Digital Film Lab
Ana Antunes .... post-production coordinator
Denis Auboyer .... chief executive officer: Digital Film Lab
Jérôme Auger .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Caíque de Souza .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Valentin Durning .... additional editorial assistant
Olivier Duval Laberge .... general manager: Digital Film Lab (as Olivier Duval)
Géraldine Gues .... dailies coordinator: Digital; Film Lab
Anne-Sophie Henry-Cavillon .... post-production coordinator
Madonie Heudron .... colorist: dailies, Digital Film Lab
Lizzy Knauer .... dispo: ARRI Film & TV Services Berlin
Hussam Korkut .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Morgane Le Galle .... post-production coordinator
Mathieu Liron .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Arnaud Muller .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Elsa Perrin .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Mandy Rahn .... laboratory branch manager: ARRI Film & TV Services Berlin
Andreas Reuber .... in-house producer: ARRI Film & TV Services Berlin
Anita Roth .... first assistant editor
Audrey Samson .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Frank Schönfelder .... editor: making of, Pieshotfilm
Thomas Tertois .... digital operator: Digital Film Lab
Laurence Vasseur .... assistant: Digital Film Lab
Charles Fréville .... additional colorist (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Andrea Bandel .... music assistance
Gabriele Conti .... assistant music engineer
Gabriele Conti .... music recording and mixing assistant
Pino Donaggio .... orchestrator
Elise Luguern .... music supervisor: Explosante Fixe
Natale Massara .... conductor: Czech National Symphony
Natale Massara .... orchestrator
Gianluca Podio .... musician: piano soloist
Coline Roubineau .... music supervision assistant: Explosante Fixe
Paolo Steffan .... additional music mixer
Paolo Steffan .... additional music recordist
Paolo Steffan .... orchestrator
Paolo Steffan .... programmer: keyboards
Marco Streccioni .... music recorded & mixed by
Czach National Symphony .... musicians
Angelo Giovagnoli .... orchestra coordinator (uncredited)
 
Transportation Department
Florian Haeger .... car captain
Wolfgang Hütter .... driver: cast, Isabelle (as Wolfgang Huetter)
Martin Kuschan .... transportation management: Vorspung UG
Jan Luo .... driver: cast, Christine
Timo Nonnenbroich .... driver: props
Marko Otta .... driver (as Marko 'Otti' Otta)
Carsten Uhlig .... driver: daily
Miklas Wittmann .... driver: Brian De Palma
Martin Kuschan .... transportation consultant (uncredited)
 
Other crew
Joel Behr .... legal advisor: Behr & Abramson
Milena Bomalick .... production secretary
Matthias Braun .... location scout
Franziska Breite .... stand-in: Dani
Farida Chamailova .... stand-in: Isabelle
Simon Daniel .... assistant location manager
Pierre Dechavanne .... film stock: Kodak GmbH
Cindy English .... legal advisor: Behr & Abramson
Christina Epping .... catering: Star's Dinner Express
Matthias Fehrenbach .... catering: Star's Dinner Express
Sylke Ferber .... assistant production coordinator
Jean-Patrick Flande .... product placement: Film Media Consultant (as Jean Patrick Flandé)
Maria Georgi .... stand-in: Christine
Jürgen Gramann .... production office facilities: Flatliners GmbH
Klaus Große Darrelmann .... location manager
Michael Guthke .... studio facilities: Studio babelsberg AG
Frédéric Guy .... legal advisor: Intervista
Vera Maria Jung .... assistant production secretary
Eva Kemme .... production coordinator
Bernard Lamy .... accountant supervisor
Thomas Lauterkorn .... location scout
Jennifer Levy .... legal advisor: Behr & Abramson
Jessica Marlow .... legal advisor: Behr & Abramson
Delphine Martin .... legal advisor: Rechtsanwalt Jürgen Behnke
Elena Meyer .... craft service
Paul Meyer-Gerlt .... accountant: Germany
Emmanuelle Mullon-Feraud .... legal: SBS Productions
Marko Müller .... production office facilities
Kevin Nerlich .... location production assistant
Clara Payan .... legal clearance assistant
Lorenz Pilz .... stand-in: Dirk
Bastian Rabe .... assistant location manager
Myriam Rak .... legal clearance supervisor: IMP Clearance Solutions
Steve Sauthoff .... set manager
Werner Schütz .... safety manager
Eloide Soulié .... legal clearance assistant
Caroline Veyssière .... script continuity
Marc-Emmanuel Vuaillat .... legal advisor: Intervista
Dagmar Wagner .... making of: director and interviewer, Pieshotfilm
Bashaar Wahab .... location scout
Joe Wiesenburger .... set medic: Ambulanz Dienst GmbH
Julia Wilson Dickson .... dialogue coach (as Julia Wilson-Dickson)
Felix Witte .... location production assistant
Elisabeth Wittersheim .... accountant: SBS Productions
Alexander Wunderling .... facilities: On the move GmbH
Christian Wöltche .... assistant accountant
Martin Zillger .... location scout
Gero Brugmann .... legal services: production financing (uncredited)
 

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Rated R for sexual content, language and some violence
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102 min
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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 »
Quotes:
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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4 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
very much a DePalma movie, 14 January 2014
Author: Lee Eisenberg (lee.eisenberg.pdx@gmail.com) from Portland, Oregon, USA

I had grown disappointed with Brian DePalma throughout the 1990s and 2000s. The man who gave us "Phantom of the Paradise", "Carrie", "Dressed to Kill", "Scarface" and "Carlito's Way"* suddenly turned to overblown stuff like "Mission: Impossible", "Snake Eyes" and "The Black Dahlia". So it's a little bit of a treat to see "Passion". It's not as good as his early work, but the tension between the main characters is definitely what I hope for in one of his movies. In fact, DePalma tricks the audience by getting them to think that it's a clash-of-egos story...before the real plot line sets in. Far from her perky roles in previous movies, Rachel McAdams plays a scary executive. The viewer practically wishes for Noomi Rapace's character to do something nasty.

Basically, "Passion" has a hint of what usually made DePalma's movies good. It's probably not going to be for everyone, but I liked it.

*For the record, I didn't think that "Bonfire of the Vanities" was that bad.

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