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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a... See more »

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Anna
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Lucie
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Mademoiselle
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Le père
Patricia Tulasne ...
La mère
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Marie
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Antoine (as Xavier Dolan-Tadros)
Louise Boisvert ...
Mère d'Anna (voice)
Jean-Marie Moncelet ...
Étienne
Jessie Pham ...
Lucie 10 ans
Erika Scott ...
Anna 10 ans
Isabelle Chasse ...
La créature
Emilie Miskdjian ...
La suppliciée
Tony Robinow ...
Docteur
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La femme bourreau
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Bourreau
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Femme de main
Louis Thevenon ...
1er homme de main
Jean-François Boudreau ...
Homme de main (as Jean-François Boudreault)
Michel Cormier ...
Homme de main
Jean-Bernard Côté ...
Homme de main
Patrick Dorval ...
Homme de main
Mathieu Samaille ...
Homme de main
Daniel Deburghgraeve ...
Vieil arrivant
Philippe Laugler ...
Inspecteur (as Philippe Laugier)
Hervé Desbois ...
Infirmier
Mario Mancini ...
Chauffeur Mademoiselle
Olivier Villeneuve ...
Enfant institut

Directed by

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Pascal Laugier

Written by

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Pascal Laugier ... (written by)

Produced by

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Frédéric Doniguian ... executive producer
Marcel Giroux ... executive producer: Canada
Richard Grandpierre ... producer
Simon Trottier ... co-producer: Canada

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Alex Cortés
Willie Cortés

Cinematography by

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Stéphane Martin
Nathalie Moliavko-Visotzky
Bruno Philip

Film Editing by

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Sébastien Prangère

Editorial Department

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Catherine Athon ... digital intermediate manager
Denis Bedlow ... assistant editor
Johan Boulanger ... assistant editor
Jean-Loup Bro ... digital color grader
Frédéric Casnin ... photochemical post-production manager
Didier Dekeyser ... digital intermediate producer
Ornella Del-Vecchio ... digital conformation
Frederic Jupin ... digital conformation
Marine Lepoutre ... assistant digital grader
Philippe Reinaudo ... digital intermediate technical director
Anita Ribeyrol ... digital video conformation
Philippe Tourret ... post-production coordinator
Trevor White ... colorist: Technicolor Toronto

Casting By

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Helene Rousse

Production Design by

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Jean-Andre Carriere

Set Decoration by

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Louisa Schabas

Makeup Department

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Benoît Lestang ... special makeup effects artist
Adrien Morot ... special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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Daniel Langlois ... unit manager
Donald Tetreault ... production manager
Doris Yoba ... post-production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Nadine Brassard ... second assistant director
Carl Roméo Desjardins ... first assistant director (as Carl Desjardins)
Jacinthe Hamelin ... third assistant director
Jacinthe Noreau ... third assistant director

Art Department

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Yves Fontigny ... property master
Joseph Gagné ... assistant art director
Maurice Roy ... graphic artist
Asuka Sugiyama ... art department coordinator

Sound Department

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Nicolas Becker ... foley artist
Damien Boitel ... technical assistant
Germain Boulay ... supervising sound editor
Philippe Mercier ... sound mixer
Serge Rouquairol ... sound editor
Julien Sicart ... additional sound
Steven Utt ... sound editor
Olivier Vinson ... boom operator
Jérôme Wiciak ... adr mixer / foley mixer / re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Carmelle Beaudoin ... special effects technician
Manuel Beccaro ... prosthetic assistant / special effects makeup
Kevin Carter ... special effects contact lenses
Jacques Godbout ... special effects supervisor

Visual Effects by

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Eric Aubry ... cg generalist: Buzz Image Group
Marie-Eve Bedard-Tremblay ... visual effects coordinator
Odile Beraud ... scan and shoot
Benoit Blouin ... digital effects artist
Francois Croteau ... digital effects artist
Daniel Gaudreau ... digital compositor
Jonathan Laborde ... digital effects artist
Bruno-Olivier Laflamme ... digital effects artist
Jean-Francois Lafleur ... digital effects artist
Pierre-Simon Lebrun-Chaput ... visual effects supervisor
Brice Leclert ... Lustre assistant
Laurent Spillemaecker ... digital compositor: Buzzimage
Emily Vaillancourt ... visual effects
Yanick Wilisky ... visual effects producer: Buzz Image Group

Stunts

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Abril Asselin Gonzalez ... stunt double: Lucie
Jean-Marc Bellu ... stunts
Marc-Andre Brisebois ... stunt double: Père
Alain Bérard ... stunt double: Père
Mike Chute ... stunts
Gaëlle Cohen ... stunt coordinator
Mary-Pier Gaudet ... stunts
Nathalie Girard ... stunt double: Lucie
Annie Grondin ... stunt double: Mère
Héléna Laliberté ... stunt double: Mère
André Lanthier ... stunt double: Père
Yan Lecomte ... stunt double: Antoine
Stéphane Lefebvre ... stunt coordinator
Grégory Loffredo ... stunts (as Gregory Loffredo)
Valérie Morin ... stunt double: Marie
Hillary Porter ... stunts: Mademoiselle
Julien Rousseau ... stunt double: Antoine
Valérie Soucy ... stunt double: Lucie

Camera and Electrical Department

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Marie-Claude Allard ... camera trainee
Eric Babin ... grip
David Beaudrey ... electrician (as David Beaudry)
Jean Beaudry ... electrician
Carla Clarke ... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Jean-François Dasylva-LaRue ... lighting technician
Lise Drévillon ... first assistant camera
André Dufour ... camera operator: "b" camera
Michel Girard ... first assistant camera
Gabi Kislat ... camera trainee (as Gabrielle Kislat)
Victor Lafond ... camera trainee
Clermont Lapointe ... chief lighting technician
Jan Mark Lapointe ... key grip (as Jean-Marc Lapointe)
Martin Lapointe ... electrician
Yan D. Lapointe ... grip
Jean-François Larivière ... grip
Serge Larouche ... electrician
François Legris ... best boy electric
Daniel Lyne ... grip
Alexandre Léglise ... focus puller: re-shoot
Brad MacLean ... grip
Gilles Mayer ... electrician
Nicolas Mignot ... grip
Jeff Nichol ... key grip
Marie-Andrée Paquet ... first assistant camera
Yanka Pelletier ... key grip
Daniel Sauvé ... steadicam operator (as Daniel Sauve)
Martin Seney ... grip
Geoffroy St-Hilaire ... steadicam operator: "b" camera
Peter Stewartson ... grip
Daniel Thivierge ... grip
Jean-Francois Tousignant ... first assistant camera / second assistant camera
Jacques Tremblay ... electrician
Alexis Vallée-Charest ... electrician
Vittorio Vieira ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Danièle Brodeur ... assistant costume designer

Location Management

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Lucio Tomaro ... location manager

Transportation Department

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Richard Chabot ... unit driver

Other crew

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Sophie Boyer ... script
Pierre-Alexandre Chartier ... assistant accountant
Sophie Daubisse ... production coordinator
Kook Ewo ... title sequence by
Isabelle Faivre-Duboz ... script (as Isabelle Faivre Duboz)
Gaël Giraud ... production assistant
Valérie Lapierre ... production accountant
Eric Lebeau ... production assistant
Sophie Lebeau ... assistant accountant
Jane Lu ... assistant to producers
Joyce A. Nashawati ... researcher
Martine Orban ... production accountant
Marjolaine Perron ... assistant accountant
Nicolas Savard ... production assistant (as Nicola Savard)
Pierre Selinger ... production attorney
Joe Sisto ... legal services
Jocelyn Spronken-Forget ... production assistant

Thanks

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Dario Argento ... dedicatee
Emmanuelle Dessureault ... special thanks
Karim Hussain ... thanks

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Fifteen years after a horrifying experience of abduction and prolonged torture, Lucie embarks on a bloody quest for revenge against her oppressors. Along with her childhood friend, Anna, who also suffered abuse, she quickly descends, without hope, into madness and her own delusions. Anna, left on her own begins to re-experience what Lucie did when she was only twelve years old. Written by kwedgwood@hotmail.com

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Taglines They haven't finished being alive. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Martyres (Greece)
  • Mártires (Portugal)
  • Mučenice (Croatia)
  • Μάρτυρες (Greece)
  • Mučenice (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 99 min
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Budget $6,500,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Pascal Laugier has stated he was inspired by Hostel (2005) but instead of making a movie about suffering he wanted to make a movie about pain. See more »
Goofs As the mother is kicked into the pit, a body flinches to brace itself for the impact of the mother falling on him. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Viande d'origine française (2009). See more »
Soundtracks My Neighbourhood See more »
Quotes Mademoiselle: Martyrs are exceptional people. They survive pain, they survive total deprivation. They bear all the sins of the earth. They give themselves up. They transcend themselves... they are transfigured.
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