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Director:
Writer:
Eric Schaeffer (written by)
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Release Date:
27 January 2012 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately... See more » | Add synopsis »
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User Reviews:
Great movie that crashes in the end See more (28 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Eric Schaeffer ... Michael

Lizzie Brocheré ... Sophie
Marie Luneau ... Anais
Christian Mulot ... Charles
Sylvie Loeillet ... Natalie
Niseema Theillaud ... Sophie's Mother
Heather Aitken ... Head Nurse

Rebecca James ... Nurse
Matthias Van Khache ... Antoine
Murielle Huet des Aunay ... Domina X (as Muriel Huet Des Aunay)
Akéla Sari ... Gypsy (as Akela Sari)

Deborah Twiss ... Caroline
Anna Gaylor ... Cécile
Manuel Bonnet ... Robert
Chloé Stefani ... Hooker Veronica (as Chloe Stefani)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jimmy King ... Street Thug

Sydney McCann ... Chloe

Directed by
Eric Schaeffer 
 
Writing credits
Eric Schaeffer (written by)

Produced by
Bruce Aitken .... co-producer
Ed Flaherty .... producer
Edward Flaherty .... producer
Michele Larue .... co-producer
Seán Michael .... co-producer
Zach Miller .... producer
Eric Schaeffer .... producer
Deborah Twiss .... co-producer
 
Original Music by
Matthew Puckett 
 
Cinematography by
Zoran Veljkovic 
 
Film Editing by
Frank Reynolds 
 
Casting by
Sylvie Brocheré 
 
Makeup Department
Chloé Briand .... additional makeup artist
Alisonn Fetouaki .... makeup artist
Pierre Olivier Persin .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Karima Guennouni .... assistant production manager
H. Spencer Young .... post-production supervisor
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Claire Delâtre .... second assistant director
Raphaël Holt .... third assistant director (as Raphael Holt)
David Villemin .... first assistant director
 
Art Department
David Jallier .... property master
 
Sound Department
Jérôme Ayasse .... sound mixer
Chen Harpaz .... sound re-recording mixer
Chen Harpaz .... supervising sound editor
 
Stunts
Philippe Guégan .... stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Yvain Bois .... electrician
Nicolas Cagniard .... steadicam operator
Bruno Dransart .... grip
Sébastien Greveldinger .... gaffer
Olivier Kluyskens .... additional grip
Rémy Pigeard .... additional electrician
Jean-Michel Pitois .... additional best boy electric
Sylvia Rodrigues .... key grip
Hilda Sealy .... first assistant camera
 
Casting Department
Pierrick Boilevin .... casting assistant
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Eugénie Poumaillou .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
H. Spencer Young .... colorist
H. Spencer Young .... on-line editor
 
Music Department
Bill Weeden .... composer: additional music
 
Other crew
Cathie Muller .... caterer
Saba .... subtitle supervisor
Chloe Schulberg .... script supervisor
 

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Runtime:
132 min
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1.78 : 1 See more »

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Quotes:
Michael:There's something I'm gonna tell you one day that I thought when I first saw you.See more »
Movie Connections:
Follows Fall (1997)See more »

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7 out of 11 people found the following review useful.
Great movie that crashes in the end, 21 September 2012
Author: drarthurwells from United States

This is a love story about two broken people (Michael stated that all people are broken)trying to find repair (salvation, redemption, purpose, etc.) through love. However, the damages that Michael and Sophie bring into the relationship makes it difficult for them to develop a relationship.

Michael is a masochist and Sophie is a dominatrix by profession who caters to masochistic men. You would thus think they were soul mates. However, Sophie only role plays her sadistic posture in her work and is not truly a dominatrix personally. Michael is a failure with many redeeming qualities and his masochism mollifies his failures and subsequent depression. Both enter the relationship hiding something from each other, and this serves as an invisible barrier to their love.

For the first time in her life, Sophie overcomes her anxiety over intimate love and finds herself falling in love, following Michael's lead in his dependent need for her.

However, Michael reveals himself as a pathetic failure who deceived her and she leaves him with disastrous consequences.

The movie's ending is disappointing since the potential for developing a love relationship could have been actualized with time and proper honest communication.

The movie is extremely well done in all aspects except the ending. The ending could have easily been revised in different ways to make a fulfilling story.

Manuel Bonnet as Michael and Lizzie Brocheré as Sophie were both superb. For me, Brocheré's performance ranks with that of Giulietta Massina in "La Strada" as one of the best female performances.

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