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Concussion (2013)

R  |   |  Drama  |  5 December 2013 (Germany)
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After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.

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Abby / Eleanor
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Pru
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Sarah
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Lisa
Jane Peterson ...
Mrs. Bulkan
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Sam Bennet
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Justin
Francesca Castagnoli ...
Jamie
Sarah Dubrovsky ...
Dom
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Gretchen
Judd Harner ...
Clark
R. Wayne Martin ...
Peter
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After a blow to the head, Abby decides she can't do it anymore. Her life just can't be only about the house, the kids and the wife. She needs more: she needs to be Eleanor.

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Wife. Mother. Escort.

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

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5 December 2013 (Germany)  »

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Antes Sexo do Que Nunca  »

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$8,313 (USA) (4 October 2013)

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$38,361 (USA) (18 October 2013)
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Mind changing
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Or life altering. I don't think you have to be lesbian to make a film about lesbians, but in this case it clearly did not hurt. But to reduce it only to that (positively/negatively) would not be fair to the movie and the story it tries to tell. The script is clever without trying. Of course some might only be intrigued or appalled as already mentioned by the lesbian theme. Hope you can see through that and concentrate on the movie and its themes.

It's about love in general, about loss and life and many other things. Dialog is really good, the cast is amazing. It was one of the positive surprises at the Berlin International Festival. I can only recommend it


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