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The Exterminating Angels (2006)

Les anges exterminateurs (original title)
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A filmmaker holds a series of boundary-pushing auditions for his project about female pleasure.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frédéric van den Driessche ... François
Maroussia Dubreuil Maroussia Dubreuil ... Charlotte
Lise Bellynck Lise Bellynck ... Julie
Marie Allan ... Stéphanie
Sophie Bonnet Sophie Bonnet ... La femme de François
Raphaële Godin Raphaële Godin ... Apparition 1 / Rebecca
Margaret Zenou Margaret Zenou ... Apparition 2
Jeanne Cellard Jeanne Cellard ... La grand-mère
Virginie Legeay Virginie Legeay ... Virginie
Estelle Galarme Estelle Galarme ... Olivia
Marine Danaux Marine Danaux ... Agnès
Apolline Louis Apolline Louis ... Céline
François Négret François Négret ... L'ami de Stéphane
Christophe Maillard Christophe Maillard ... Le producteur
Françoise Bonnet Françoise Bonnet ... La voisine escalier
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Storyline

François is a film-maker, usually impassive and without affect. He's making a film about women's pleasure as they transgress taboos. He doesn't know that two fallen angels who've been sent to upend him are manipulating his interest. He interviews young women, video tapes screen tests, and selects several for the film. The erotic scenes with them generate off-screen dynamics that may overwhelm the project. His wife is at first ignorant of his venture, then she's put off, and then becomes his assistant. The fallen angels are always close at hand: is François's ruin inevitable? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Drama | Fantasy

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

13 September 2006 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Exterminating Angels See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,485, 11 March 2007

Gross USA:

$22,490, 1 April 2007
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1.66 : 1
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Apparition 1: You're 20. You're beautiful. You're young.The world's at your feet. You use your charms. But it doesn't last. You become less beautiful. Your hold on people starts to weaken. There's always someone who makes you pay the price.
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Sexy Ladies
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Never Let Your Lust Control You
14 December 2011 | by kb_xtcSee all my reviews

This movie is about a director who wants to make a film, with a plot which has never been done before. He tries to experiment with various unusual ways to push the boundaries of "what should be" or "what should'nt be". In spite of the warnings by his loved ones he gives himself up to his curiosity. He lets his lust control his actions. The lust forces him to venture forbidden territory (or taboo, as one might call it). His lust eventually, drives him to a place filled with deceit, pain and despair.

Overall I feel the movie is only worth watching for an audience who can cope with the darkness and the ill-feeling which the movie makes you feel. That is why I did not like the movie because I felt the story was not so brilliant and too strange to be very honest.


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