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After Fall, Winter (2011)

 |  Drama  |  27 January 2012 (USA)
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Niseema Theillaud ...
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Heather Aitken ...
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Rebecca James ...
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Murielle Huet des Aunay ...
Domina X (as Muriel Huet Des Aunay)
Akéla Sari ...
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Anna Gaylor ...
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Robert
Chloé Stefani ...
Hooker Veronica (as Chloe Stefani)
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WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ultimately spells the doom of their great love. WINTER begins with Michael, in his mid forties, suicidal about his writing career, which once flourished and now is on a downturn. He leaves his home in New York and goes to Paris in hopes of igniting his passion for writing and life. He also has a penchant for S and M. Soon after is arrival he meets Sophie, a sexy, smart, soulful, nurse who helps dying people transition to the after world. She and Michael instantly have chemistry albeit combative. Sophie has a secret. Her other job is being a dominatrix. Throughout the film, Sophie is nursing a little girl, Anais, who is dying of leukemia. Written by Anonymous

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Michael: There's something I'm gonna tell you one day that I thought when I first saw you.
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Loved it! Beautifully written, directed & acted.
10 November 2012 | by (somewhere) – See all my reviews

Loved it. I'm not in the industry so my review is coming from an indie film lover.

Although I agree the male character was annoying at times, I found it to fit with the storyline. He was playing a struggling writer from America after all and who says it means he has to appear Harvard educated in leather loafers?

I found the gypsy lady's character off -- not sure what it was, just off somehow. Otherwise, I felt everyone fit in perfectly.

I adored the leading lady and have now become a fan. I will look for other films she is in.

The ending made me sad, but I liked that. It would have come off too Hollywood (and would have been too easy in my opinion) to give it a happy ending. Frankly, I didn't expect for it to end the way it did so as sad as I was, it shocked me and left me thinking.

What a beautiful story, well-directed and perfectly acted. Well done! I'll be watching for all your work now.


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