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Suspiria (2018)

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A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

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Luca Guadagnino

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Dakota Johnson ... Susie Bannion
Tilda Swinton ... Madame Blanc / Dr. Josef Klemperer / Helena Markos (as Lutz Ebersdorf)
Doris Hick Doris Hick ... Frau Sesame
Malgorzata Bela ... Susie's Mother / Death (as Malgosia Bela)
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Patricia
Angela Winkler ... Miss Tanner
Vanda Capriolo Vanda Capriolo ... Alberta
Alek Wek ... Miss Millius
Jessica Batut Jessica Batut ... Miss Mandel
Elena Fokina ... Olga
Mia Goth ... Sara
Clémentine Houdart Clémentine Houdart ... Miss Boutaher
Ingrid Caven ... Miss Vendegast
Sylvie Testud ... Miss Griffith
Fabrizia Sacchi ... Pavla
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Storyline

Susie Bannion is a young American ballerina who travels to Berlin to study dancing at the Markos Tanz Company, one of the world's most renowned schools under Madame Blanc's management. On her very first day, one of the students who had been recently expelled from the school is murdered. As this appalling happening does not seem to be an isolated occurrence, the brilliant new student soon begins to suspect that the school might be involved in the homicide. Her mistrust heightens when Sarah, one of the girls at the school, tells her that Pat, before being killed, confided to her that she knew and guarded a terrifying dark secret. Written by Domingo Alvarez

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content involving ritualistic violence, bloody images and graphic nudity, and for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »

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Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English | German | French

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suspiria See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$184,037, 28 October 2018, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,445,454, 9 December 2018
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Dolby Atmos

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1.85 : 1
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When Dr Klemperer is escorted out of the building after the big horror scene, they walk on the Western site of the Berlin Wall, and the other (Eastern) site is all darkness. In reality in 1977, all-night floodlights would have been blazing... See more »

Quotes

Miss Huller: [to Dr. Klemperer] When women tell you the truth, you don't pity them. You tell them they have delusions!
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Brahm's Lullaby (Guten Abend, gut' Nacht)
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German Autumn meets Italian horror
2 November 2018 | by QuadruplexSee all my reviews

Set in the "German Autumn" of 1977 the movie tries to confront the supernatural horror of "Suspira" with the earthly horror of the RAF terror. But like the psychoanalyst Dr. Klemperer (Tilda Swindon) who is not able to help his patient Patricia the director fails to give some analytical insight in the nature of horror itself. We get some well composed pictures, a moody light and some good acting but the director missed his target. He has studied the history of the Italian cinema exploiting and dismembering the human body. But while those cheaply produced pictures often gave some insight in the nature of horror, terror and fascist politics this movie is just set in a gloomy Berlin struggling with its Nazi-past, the wall and a leftist terror group. It was not a happy time that message is delivered but unlike many delTorro movies it fails to mirror the horror of reality with the horror of the spiritual world - well unless you take mirror literally.


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