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Trouble Every Day (2001)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 11 July 2001 (France)
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Two American newlyweds in Paris experience a love so strong, it almost devours them.

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Claire Denis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vincent Gallo ... Shane Brown
Tricia Vessey ... June Brown
Béatrice Dalle ... Coré
Alex Descas ... Léo
Florence Loiret Caille ... Christelle (as Florence Loiret-Caille)
Nicolas Duvauchelle ... Erwan
Raphaël Neal Raphaël Neal ... Ludo
José Garcia ... Choart
Hélène Lapiower Hélène Lapiower ... Malécot
Marilu Marini Marilu Marini ... Friessen
Aurore Clément ... Jeanne
Bakary Sangaré Bakary Sangaré ... Le Gardien de nuit
Lionel Goldstein Lionel Goldstein ... Le Réceptioniste
Céline Samie Céline Samie ... La Femme de la brasserie
Arnaud Churin Arnaud Churin ... Le Routier
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Storyline

Shane and June Brown are an American couple honeymooning in Paris in an effort to nurture their new life together, a life complicated by Shane's mysterious and frequent visits to a medical clinic where cutting edge studies of the human libido are undertaken. When Shane seeks out a self-exiled expert in the field, he happens upon the doctor's wife, another victim of the same malady. She has become so dangerous and emotionally paralyzed by the condition that her husband imprisons her by day in their home. It is Shane's chance encounter with this woman that triggers an event so cataclysmic and shocking it might just lead him to rediscover the tranquility he seeks to restore for himself and his new bride.

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The ability to love. The inability to love... The hunger to love. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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France | Germany | Japan

Language:

French | English

Release Date:

11 July 2001 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Sangre caníbal See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,558, 2 December 2001, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$9,189, 7 February 2014
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The young girl on the metro who stares at Shane as he stands very close to another women is Alice Houri who starred in Nenette et Boni also directed by Claire Denis. See more »

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At time-stamp 56:49, a face (presumably the crew since no one is in the house) can be seen reflected in the glass door/window on the right of the screen. See more »

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Avoid, avoid, avoid
12 February 2007 | by entlerjlSee all my reviews

I finally got to view this movie when I got if from Netflix. Although the gore is great, it is scarce to say the least. If you like foreign films, this one is for you. Great work with color schemes and music, but the camera shots are like film school quality. This movie could have and should have been a lot better. The plot had a lot of holes and the viewer needed more information about the entire aspect of the plot. The Who, What, Why, Where, and How's were not addressed as well as they should have been for an effective dramatic experience. Some of the gore was essentially not needed in its entirety. It was how ever very disturbing and effective.The acting was sub par at least. Some of the cast seemed to be reading off of cue cards. For a movie that was supposed to be very dramatic, the actors did not have any chemistry between them as an ensemble. I have no idea why Vincent Gallo was cast. He has got to be one of the most unattractive male leads in the industry. Anyhow. This movie was really bad all around. I would recommend that it be avoided at all costs. This is not one of the films you should see before you die. This is not a film for gore hounds either as it has minimal gore. The gross out alone is not reason enough for a viewing of this movie. I'm sure if you want to know what is so gross about this movie, just ask someone who has seen it and save the rental fee. Stay away from Trouble Every Day.


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