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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 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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EUR7,400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,237,092
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It's a lot of fun (...but just don't expect it to be scary)
5 December 2007 | by OliverGbyrneSee all my reviews

Hellphone is the story of a boy who , not really knowing it , buy an evil phone who has a mind of its own to get the girl of his dream. It's a crazy film from beginning to the end , it goes at a crazy speed both in the writing and the direction, the camera keep zooming in,zooming out,the color are bright and the actor all have very high energy. There's a lot of dark comedy in there too (There's a scene were a fast food owner deep fried his own head)and plenty of laugh. Jean Baptiste Maunier had become very popular in France since "les choriste" and even if I must say that I don't consider myself a fan of him , I really did find him convincing in the role of a metal-head kid. But in my opinion the real star of the film is Vladimir Consigny who plays Virgile , the self obsessed bad guy in the story,he bring a lot of fun to the role ( and I'm not talking about the strip tease scene ) he's just a really different sort of villain. The last 15 minutes of the film are the best for both fans of horror and comedy. It's a really hard film to describe but if any of you saw film like "Idyle hands" or "Shawn of the dead" I am sure you will have a fun time watching this silly horror/comedy.


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