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The Truth About Charlie ()


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A woman returns from holiday to find her husband has been murdered, and several groups of people are pressuring her to unravel the mystery of his true identity and activities during his final days.

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Olga Sékulic ...
Junior Military Officer
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Charlie
Françoise Bertin ...
Woman on Train
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Regina Lambert
Cassius Kumar Wilkinson ...
Hercules
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Sylvia
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Lewis Bartholamew
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Commandant Dominique
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Lieutenant Dessalines
Christophe Salengro ...
Morgue Attendant
Philippe Fretun ...
Evidence Handler
Loeïza Jacq ...
Evidence Handler
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Il-Sang Lee
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Lola Jansco
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Emil Zadapec
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Mysterious Woman in Black
Raphaelle Gallizzi ...
Romantic Taxi Driver
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Amiable Desk Clerk
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Carson J. Dyle
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The Widow Hyppolite
Denis Jousselin ...
Hotel Barman
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Charles Aznavour
Christian Wojtovicz ...
Lonely Clown
Marine Danaux ...
Hotel Langlois Chambermaid
Olivier Broche ...
Aznavour Fan Desk Clerk
Wilfred Benaïche ...
Toy Store Manager
Catherine Chevron ...
Toy Store Salesgirl
Lionel Elie ...
African Dignitary
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Madame du Lac
Tony Amoni ...
Undercover ODC
Eric Aufèvre ...
Undercover ODC
Hubert Ravel ...
Undercover Cop
Pascal Parmentier ...
Undercover Cop
Cheikna Sankare ...
Undercover Cop
Mustapha Benstiti ...
Undercover Cop (as Mustapha Bensittu)
Chantal Banlier ...
Undercover Cop
Patrice Keller ...
Undercover Cop
Benjamin Euvrard ...
Ticket Agent
Feniksi ...
Saïan Supa Crew
Leeroy Kesiah ...
Saïan Supa Crew
Sir Samuel ...
Saïan Supa Crew
Sly The Mic Buddah ...
Saïan Supa Crew
Specta ...
Saïan Supa Crew
Vicelow ...
Saïan Supa Crew
Jean-Marc Bihour ...
Café Waiter
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Café Cook
Manno Charlemagne ...
Chez Josephine Maitre D'
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Actress
Philippe Katerine ...
Karina Fan
Pierre Carré ...
Bistro Singer
René Comte ...
Shouting Waiter
Kate Castle ...
Flea Market Bargain Hunter
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Flea Market Bargain Hunter (as Robert Castle)
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The Late Monsieur Hyppolite
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Dealer 'Prophète'
Georges Trillat ...
Angry Man on Métro
Ramona Demme ...
Young Girl with Pug
Paula Moore ...
Ms. Hoskins
Natacha Atlas ...
The Spirit (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Emilie Caillon ...
Charlie's Wife 4 (uncredited)
Céline Coudrey ...
(uncredited)
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Skinhead (uncredited)
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Lovely's dentist patient (uncredited)
Alexandre Picot ...
Hooligan (uncredited)
Andrea Schieffer ...
Bavarian Wife (uncredited)
Eebra Tooré ...
Man on Train (uncredited)
Ysé Tran ...
The Bride (uncredited)
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Tango Dancer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Jonathan Demme

Written by

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Peter Stone ... (based on the motion picture "Charade" screenplay by)
 
Jonathan Demme ... (screenplay) &
Steve Schmidt ... (screenplay) and
Peter Stone ... (screenplay) (as Peter Joshua) and
Jessica Bendinger ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Neda Armian ... co-producer
Mishka Cheyko ... co-producer
Jonathan Demme ... producer
Ilona Herzberg ... executive producer
Peter Saraf ... producer
Edward Saxon ... producer

Music by

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Rachel Portman

Cinematography by

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Tak Fujimoto

Film Editing by

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Carol Littleton
Suzanne Spangler ... co-editor

Editorial Department

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Miguel Bejo ... telecine dailies colorist
Gary Burritt ... negative cutter
Glenn Cunningham ... first assistant editor: Paris
Pablo Ferro ... montage
Terel Gibson ... assistant editor
Sandro Lavezzi ... assistant editor
Emmanuel Le Ridant ... telecine dailies colorist
Beth Moran ... assistant editor
Tom Piken ... editorial assistant
Mike Stanwick ... color timer
Curtis Schultz ... post-production assistant (uncredited)

Casting By

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Françoise Combadière ... (as Françoise Combadière Stern)

Production Design by

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Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski

Art Direction by

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Bertrand Clercq-Roques ... (as Bertrand Clerq-Roques)
Delphine Mabed
Ford Wheeler

Set Decoration by

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Aline Bonetto

Costume Design by

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Catherine Leterrier

Makeup Department

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Alain Bernard ... hair stylist
Jean-Pierre Caminade ... hair stylist
José-Luis Casas ... hair stylist: Ms. Newton (as José Lucas Casas)
Diane Duroc ... hair stylist
Carl Fullerton ... key makeup artist: New York
Dominique Galichet ... makeup artist
Christian Garcia ... hair stylist
Denis Gastou ... special makeup effects artist
Sylvie Greco ... makeup artist
Patrick Inzerillo ... hair stylist
Marie Lastennet ... makeup artist
Stéphane Malheu ... hair stylist
Mario Messere ... hair stylist
Jane Milon ... hair stylist
Anne Moralis ... wig maker
Donald Mowat ... makeup artist: Mr. Wahlberg (as Donald Mowatt)
Vesna Peborde ... makeup artist
Marie-Ange Ripka ... key hair stylist: New York
Jean-Christophe Roger ... makeup artist
Nathalie Tissier ... key makeup artist / makeup designer

Production Management

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Jean-Marc Abbou ... unit manager
Jean-Louis Bergamini ... assistant unit manager
Pierre-Olivier Daudens ... assistant unit manager
Frédéric Dorion ... unit manager
Richard Guay ... post-production supervisor
Hussein Khedoo ... assistant unit manager
Emmanuel Libermann ... assistant unit manager
Denise Pinckley ... production manager: second unit, NYC
Nicolas Ploux ... assistant unit manager
Serge Szwarcbart ... assistant unit manager
Olivier Thaon ... production manager
Lisa Rodgers ... post production executive (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Ted Bafaloukos ... second unit director (as Theodoros Bafaloukos)
Martin Bourboulon ... first assistant director: second unit
David Campi-Lemaire ... key second assistant director
Mishka Cheyko ... first assistant director
Yann Cuinet ... second second assistant director
Peter Kohn ... second unit director
Amy Lauritsen ... assistant director: New York
Marie Rolindes ... third assistant director
Marc-Antoine Trani ... third assistant director
Pablo Ferro ... second unit director (uncredited)

Art Department

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Andre Antona ... carpenter
Daniel Bevan ... dressing prop
Daniel Borgnon ... carpenter
Julien Boulenouar ... rigger
Eric Bourges ... construction manager
Dièné Bérété ... assistant art director (as Diéné Berete)
Jérôme Canaple ... prop laborer
Thierry Champenois ... carpenter
Laurent Colet ... dressing prop
Francois-Pierre Deberre ... supervising painter
Christian Decaix ... supervising carpenter
Nicolas Decaux ... carpenter
Laurent Duquenne ... carpenter
Alain Guais ... dressing prop
Vincent Guarriello ... key construction grip
Adam Jones ... scenic shopman
Verena Khan ... assistant art director (as Verena Kahn)
Kevin Ladson ... property master: New York
Gwendal Le Goarnig ... supervising carpenter
Anne Le van ra ... art department coordinator
Olivier Marais ... dressing prop
Franz Merckling ... carpenter
Patrice Musson ... storyboard artist
Frédéric Pesquer ... tapestry
Ron Petagna ... stage carpenter
Ronnie Petagna ... carpenter
Romain Rosier ... prop laborer
Patrick Schmitt ... construction buyer
Jean Pierre Tonnelier ... carpenter
Robert Topol ... master scenic artist
Elise Tulli ... assistant decorator
Marie-Laure Valla ... first assistant set decorator
Anne Ventura ... assistant art director
Philippe Vermeille ... supervising carpenter
Michel Vialla ... stand-by prop

Sound Department

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Jamie Baker ... foley editor
Ron Bochar ... re-recording mixer / supervising sound editor
Alfonso Calvo ... sound dubbing mixer
Samuel Cohen ... boom operator
Marko A. Costanzo ... foley artist
Kay Denmark ... adr boom operator
Francis Dumaurier ... foley artist
Armel Durassier ... sound assistant
Jesse Ehredt ... sound recordist
Chris Fielder ... assistant sound editor
Tom Fleischman ... re-recording mixer
Dylan A. Flores ... adr mixer (as Diana Flores)
Peter Gleaves ... adr mixer
Lewis Goldstein ... sound effects editor
Heather Gross ... first assistant sound editor
Fabien Kharat ... second boom / sound trainee
Michel Kharat ... sound engineer: France / sound mixer
Christel Martin ... sound trainee
Cate Montana ... assistant sound editor
Branka Mrkic ... dialogue editor
Daniel Pagan ... assistant adr editor
Alexa Zimmerman ... apprentice sound editor
Phillip Fuller ... sound mix technician (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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Steven Kirshoff ... special effects supervisor
Gary Pieri ... special effects technician

Visual Effects by

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Peter Donen ... visual effects supervisor
Syd Dutton ... special visual effects: Illusion Arts
Mamie McCall ... visual effects coordinator: Illusion Arts
Bill Taylor ... special visual effects: Illusion Arts
Christopher Grandel ... trailer digital effects, Howard Anderson Company (uncredited)

Stunts

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Joe Dunne ... stunt coordinator
Mary Fallon ... stunt double: Lola
Dominique Fouassier ... stunts designed by
Patrick Koenig ... stunt double: Sang
Roland Neunreuther ... stunt double: Zadapec
René Carton ... stunt man (uncredited)
Mary Fallick ... stunt double: Lisa Gay Hamilton (uncredited)
Dominique Fouassier ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Romain Iannetta ... stunt driver (uncredited)
Jean-Claude Lagniez ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)
Sébastien Lagniez ... stunt coordinator (uncredited)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Boris Abaza ... assistant camera
Jean-Christophe Allain ... video assist
Jérôme Baudouin ... electrician
Olivier Bouyssou ... best boy / key rigging
Marc Casi ... grip
Julien Cottret ... additional grip
Mario d'Orio ... best boy grip
Benoît Daynes ... electrician
Pascal Delaunay ... grip
Mostefa Djebbari ... electrician
Guillaume Dreujou ... second assistant camera
Vladimir Duranovic ... grip
David Frak-Lauer ... camera assistant
Vincent Gallot ... camera assistant / video specialist
Marcel Goderniaux ... electrician
Arnaud Lemorillon ... still photographer
Frédéric Loustalot ... electrician
Jean-Philippe Marier ... grip
Eric Monin ... electrician
Mikael Monod ... gaffer
Pierre Morel ... camera operator
Jean-Baptiste Perrin ... electrician
Steeven Petitteville ... assistant camera: pre-shooting
Yvan Quehec ... electrician
Ken Regan ... still photographer
Pete Romano ... underwater director of photography
Michel Sabourdy ... best boy electrician
Christophe Sournac ... electrician
Eric Thurot ... electrician
Eric Treml ... underwater camera assistant
Richard Weber ... electrician
Maxime Cointe ... assistant camera (uncredited)
Marie-Laure Prost ... focus puller (uncredited)
Denoël Riche ... electrician (uncredited)
Pauline Teran ... assistant camera (uncredited)

Casting Department

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Michael Laguens ... extras casting
Emilie Maggiar ... extras casting
Capucine Oeuvrard ... casting coordinator / extras casting
Vicky Wildman ... casting assistant

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Camille Janbon ... assistant costume designer
Bruce Lignerat ... set costumer
Stéphane Linet ... wardrobe

Location Management

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Patrick Boshart ... location scout
Olivier Garabedian ... location unit manager
Fabienne Guicheneuy ... assistant location manager
Olivier Lambert ... location manager

Music Department

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Deva Anderson ... music supervisor
David Arch ... conductor
Rachel Bolt ... viola
Nicholas Bucknall ... musician: clarinet
David Carbonara ... music editor
Chris Cozens ... auricle control systems
Chris Dibble ... scoring mixer
William Flageollet ... music engineer
Skaila Kanga ... musician: harp
Michael Kosarin ... conductor
Nicholas Meyers ... music editor
Sandra Park ... orchestra contractor
Rachel Portman ... orchestrator / score producer
Michael Price ... additional music editor
Delphine Robertson ... associate music supervisor
David Snell ... conductor
Sally Swisher ... assistant music editor

Script and Continuity Department

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Dominique Piat ... script supervisor
Mary Tobler ... script editor

Other crew

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Geoff Abadee ... logistics
Marion Abadie ... assistant: Peter Saraf
Stephanie Ahn ... assistant to producers
Aude Boedec ... production coordinator
Stéphane Bourdon ... weapons armorer
Jeb Brody ... assistant to producers
David Brones ... production assistant
Jan Cosby ... first assistant accountant
Matt Dalton ... assistant production accountant
Laetitia Dom ... production secretary: France
Mary Donohue ... assistant: Mr. Demme
Sophie Drouin ... production accountant
Benjamin Euvrard ... assistant: Mr. Demme
Pablo Ferro ... title designer
Paul D. Fischer ... production associate: second unit
Jennifer Zolten Freed ... post-production accountant
Angela Harmon ... assistant to producers
Bonnie Hlinomaz ... assistant: Mr. Demme
Marc Leroyer ... armorer
Delphine Mayele ... assistant: Ms. Newton
George A. Parker ... technical supervisor: preview
Krista Parris ... assistant to producers
Emmanuel Rigaut ... assistant: Mr. Demme
Oona Seiler ... assistant to producers
Roderick Innes Smith ... production assistant
Noah Suchoff ... office intern
Eric Weinstein ... assistant: Mr. Wahlberg
Elizabeth Zagrany ... production accountant: second unit
Mark Chambers ... production safety (uncredited)
Joy Michelle Moore ... assistant to second unit director (uncredited)
Andrew Seklir ... assistant title designer (uncredited)

Thanks

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Paul Thomas Anderson ... very special thanks
Luc Besson ... very special thanks
Claudine Bouché ... very special thanks
Chris Brigham ... very special thanks
David Byrne ... very special thanks
Leslee Dart ... very special thanks
Ted Demme ... dedicatee
Stanley Donen ... very special thanks
Gary Goetzman ... very special thanks
Erika Greene ... very special thanks
Joanne Howard ... very special thanks
Anna Karina ... very special thanks
Ellen Kuras ... very special thanks
Pierre-Ange Le Pogam ... very special thanks
Marshall Lewis ... dedicatee
Madeleine Morgenstern ... very special thanks
Annie-B. Parson ... very special thanks
Nancy Savoca ... very special thanks
Jay Tobler ... very special thanks
Angie Utt ... very special thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

A young woman in Paris is about to divorce her husband when she discovers... he's dead; and all their money is gone. She meets a mysterious man, who tells her that the money was really his, and he wants it back, seemingly convinced that she's hiding the cash. Meanwhile, more people end up dead... Written by Anonymous

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Also Known As
  • Die Wahrheit über Charlie (Germany)
  • La vérité sur Charlie (France)
  • La verdad sobre Charlie (Spain)
  • シャレード (Japan, Japanese title)
  • 迷情追殺 (Taiwan)
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Runtime
  • 104 min
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Box Office

Budget $60,000,000 (estimated)
Cumulative Worldwide Gross $7,093,284

Did You Know?

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Trivia Mark Wahlberg considers this his worst film. See more »
Goofs There is a red, British phone booth in the Paris flea market. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top 10 Mark Wahlberg Performances (2014). See more »
Soundtracks Jim the Jinn See more »
Crazy Credits Just as the reference for Francois Truffaut's "Tirez sur le Pianiste" is shown, a shot of Truffaut's grave is inserted. See more »
Quotes Joshua Peters: Excuse me, does this belong to you?
Sylvia: Now what's he gone and done?
Joshua Peters: Well, he was creating a fairly sophisticated surveillance system behind the ladies' cabana.
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