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Signs & Wonders (2000)

Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.

Director:

Jonathan Nossiter

Writers:

James Lasdun (screenplay), James Lasdun (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Stellan Skarsgård ... Alec
Charlotte Rampling ... Marjorie
Deborah Kara Unger ... Katherine
Dimitris Katalifos ... Andreas
Ashley Remy Ashley Remy ... Siri
Dave Simonds ... Kent
Arto Apartian ... Police Interpreter
Alexandros Mylonas ... Police Captain
Dimitris Kaberidis ... Sotiris
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Themis Bazaka
Michael Cook Michael Cook
Jake Crumbine ... Skier (as Jacob Crumbine)
Peggy Gennatiempo Peggy Gennatiempo
Steven Goldstein
Jeff Hennessy Jeff Hennessy ... Stunt Skiier
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Alec Fenton, an American by adoption and his wife, Marjorie, an American of Greek origin, live with their two children in Athens. Both Alec's business life and his tender relationships with his daughter are guided by a playful but deeply felt need to interpret the smallest details of the world as significant. Under the influence of powerful signs and premonitions, Alec allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with a colleague, Katherine, eventually leaving his family and returning to America with his lover. Once there, however, the same belief system urges him back home for one final attempt to win back his family. But his new quest is endangered by the presence of a political activist, Andreas, in his family's life. Andreas becomes the victim of a series of incidents, each one more threatening than the last. Written by Strand Releasing <strand@strandreleasing.com>

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Included among the "1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die", edited by Steven Schneider. See more »

Quotes

Andreas: We know that if Americans offer you money, it means they must be ashamed of something.
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Fizzle
17 February 2002 | by =G=See all my reviews

"Signs & Wonders" is a minimally interesting psychodrama about a man (Skarsgard) involved in an affair who tries to reclaim his family as things slowly get out of hand. There is little meat on the bones of this flick which plods along to the strains of peculiar background music in a feeble attempt to create suspense in the absence of a real story. Barely worth the time.


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Country:

France | Greece

Language:

English | Greek

Release Date:

29 March 2000 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Simadia & thavmata See more »

Filming Locations:

Stowe, Vermont, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,793, 11 February 2001

Gross USA:

$33,842

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$33,842
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Dolby Digital

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Color
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