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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.

Director:

Luca Guadagnino

Writers:

Dario Argento (characters), Daria Nicolodi (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Patricia
Tilda Swinton ... Dr. Klemperer / Madame Blanc / Helena Markos (as Lutz Ebersdorf)
Doris Hick Doris Hick ... Frau Sesame
Malgorzata Bela ... Susie's Mother / Death (as Malgosia Bela)
Dakota Johnson ... Susie
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 (as Clementine Houdart)
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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Listen for the whispers. See more »


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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Trivia

David Kajganich wanted the dance to directly reflect women's "movements and emotions," so the inspiration for the choreography came from female dancers Mary Wigman, Pina Bausch, and Sasha Waltz. Modern dance is notably much more integral to the plot of this remake than ballet was to its original version Suspiria (1977), despite both being set in dance academies. See more »

Goofs

In the Mdme Blanc (T.Swinton) initial interview scene of Susie, she is smoking, but several times her front (Susie's P.O.V) cigarette holding hand position does not match that from behind Mdme Blanc shots. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Josef Klemperer: Love and manipulation, they share houses very often. They are frequent bedfellows.
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Crazy Credits

The opening logos for Amazon Studios and K Period Media are animated sketches that fade into the dull white background for the opening titles. See more »

Connections

Remake of Suspiria (1977) See more »

Soundtracks

Open Again
Written and Performed by Thom Yorke
Courtesy of XL Recordings Limited
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Pretentious Exercise, with Moments

It's one thing to put in beautiful and/or interesting elements without explanation, it's something else to put in ugly and/or boring things simply because they're different, and somehow therefore better. Dario hit the nail on the head and giving his reasons for not liking this movie, which are something else entirely. If for no other reason watch the entire movie to simply check it off your list, at the end of the day you may find a few things you like.


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Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$184,037, 28 October 2018

Gross USA:

$2,483,472

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,942,093
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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