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The Exterminating Angels (2006)

Les anges exterminateurs (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy | 13 September 2006 (France)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
... François
Maroussia Dubreuil ... Charlotte
Lise Bellynck ... Julie
... Stéphanie
Sophie Bonnet ... La femme de François
Raphaële Godin ... Apparition 1 / Rebecca
Margaret Zenou ... Apparition 2
Jeanne Cellard ... La grand-mère
Virginie Legeay ... Virginie
Estelle Galarme ... Olivia
Marine Danaux ... Agnès
Apolline Louis ... Céline
François Négret ... L'ami de Stéphane
Christophe Maillard ... Le producteur
Françoise Bonnet ... La voisine escalier
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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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Opening Weekend USA:

$6,485, 11 March 2007

Gross USA:

$22,490, 1 April 2007
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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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Dull
12 January 2008 | by See all my reviews

A French filmmaker interviews a bunch of women to get them to do a screen test for a movie he's making about female orgasm. Meanwhile, there are a couple of fallen angels who appear and disappear randomly and apparently can influence the pervert filmmaker's life. Somehow the filmmaker's dead grandmother is also involved, but it's never quite clear what she or the angels have to do with the filmmaker's attempt to make a porno movie. This is an incredibly dull movie - even the sex scenes are boring. There's a lot of pretentious talk, but nobody says anything interesting. Reading the subtitles becomes tiresome. There is hardly any plot and the film moves at a snail's pace


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