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Before It Had a Name (2005)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 2007 (USA)
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A young Italian woman inherits from her deceased lover an enigmatic modern house in the New York country side, and goes to see it for the first time. When she arrives she meets the caretaker of the house...

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Giada Colagrande
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Cast

Cast overview:
Willem Dafoe ... Leslie
Giada Colagrande ... Eleonora
Seymour Cassel ... Jeff
Isaach De Bankolé ... Waiter
Emily Cass McDonnell ... Gail
Claudio Botosso Claudio Botosso ... Karl
Bari Hyman ... Local Policewoman
Spenser Leigh Spenser Leigh ... Girl crossing street
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A young Italian woman inherits from her deceased lover an enigmatic modern house in the New York country side, and goes to see it for the first time. When she arrives she meets the caretaker of the house...

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Drama | Romance

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Black Widow See more »

Filming Locations:

New Paltz, New York, USA See more »

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$450,000 (estimated)
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1.85 : 1
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Spoofs The French Chef (1962) See more »

Soundtracks

Domani e un Altro Giorno (The Wonders you Perform)
Written by Jerry Chestnut (as Jerry Chesnut)
Performed by Ornella Vanoni
Published by Sony/ATV Tree Publishing (BMI)
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awful
23 November 2006 | by gooner_77See all my reviews

I too like Dafoe as an actor but i wasted a few hours of my life actually watching this film, I still cant believe i managed to watch it in its entirety. Was there actually a point to the film?, and the ending, well, Im glad i never paid to see this awful pointless piece of pathetic excuse of a film!

Im not sure without hunting the facts out but is Dafoe married or seeing the awful actress in this film in real life, if so was it an attempt to kick start her career?, if so im afraid it must have failed..

I post this in the hope i can actually put someone off watching this film, even if 1 person takes heed of my comments and decides they would much rather watch paint drying i will feel i have made some good in the world, if only i had had the same advice...


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