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Hellphone (2007)

A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jean-Baptiste Maunier ... Sid
Jennifer Decker ... Angie
Benjamin Jungers Benjamin Jungers ... Pierre
Vladimir Consigny Vladimir Consigny ... Virgile
Edouard Collin Edouard Collin ... Franklin
Baptiste Caillaud ... David
Anaïs Demoustier ... Clémence
Judith Chemla ... Margot
Quentin Grosset Quentin Grosset ... Félix
Géraldine Martineau Géraldine Martineau ... Charlotte
Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus Gilles Gaston-Dreyfus ... M. Tamalet
Christian Hecq Christian Hecq ... Fritz
Clotilde Mollet Clotilde Mollet ... Mme Soupir
Bruno Salomone Bruno Salomone ... Hervé Temmam
Gilles Privat Gilles Privat ... M. Fouque
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A teenager feels an endless fascination for his cellular which will enable him to reach his aim: alluring the pretty high-school girl he's in love with. Unfortunately, this special "addiction" will not be without negative consequences on the behavior of the boy... Written by Anonymous

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Official Sites:

Studio Canal [France]

Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 March 2007 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Hellphone - Ein teuflisches Handy See more »

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Budget:

EUR7,400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,237,092
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Jean-Baptiste Maunier was 16-17 years old during production See more »

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Very entertaining and a lot of fun
23 February 2008 | by Thor98See all my reviews

Hellphone came as a surprise to me. I rented it believing to get a standard horror/teen b-movie. Instead I got a clever made comedy with brilliant dialogs and perfect actors. The script is very well written and the director did a good job, since he managed to make even simple scenes interesting to watch. I had the feeling that the whole cast and crew really enjoyed their work and I for myself never enjoyed a movie that much since "Interstate 60".

Hellphone is full of dark humor, even the "brutal" killings makes you smile. Another plus are a lot of references to other movies ("The Birds", "Vertigo", "Christine", "Gremlins", ...). The supporting actors are well chosen. Each of them reminds you of typical cartoon characters. All of them add well to the story.

It's a joyride for everyone who likes entertaining but not too heavy stuff. Something you can watch over and over again.


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