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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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Dario Argento (characters), Daria Nicolodi (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Director's Trademarks: The Films of Luca Guadagnino

Suspiria director Luca Guadagnino takes IMDb through his approach to filmmaking, from longtime collaborator Tilda Swinton, to why he hopes he doesn't have a "style."

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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

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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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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Details

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:

$2,140,381, 15 November 2018
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Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Luca Guadagnino (who was originally attached to the project as a producer), was announced at the Sept. '15 Venice Film Festival to direct, and was planning to bring the entire cast of his film A Bigger Splash (2015) for Suspiria (2018), but only Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson returned for this movie. See more »

Quotes

Madame Blanc: You don't look better, or are you this pale all the time?
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Crazy Credits

Just before the credits end, Susie reappears and makes a small gesture to the camera. See more »

Connections

References Mother of Tears (2007) See more »

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Brahm's Lullaby (Guten Abend, gut' Nacht)
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WHY? .. I get the need to remake something in another language .. but really?
29 October 2018 | by WickedYouthSee all my reviews

When a producer uses contrived casting to lure viewers into a film, you have to know that the project will lack in other areas .. And the main area this film lacked into was depth. There is not love for the characters, passion from the actors to make the viewer fall for them .. and if it was just to spend money and be able to say that someone worked with someone and that someone funded a project of a remake, this is it.

There is no suspense as in the original film by Dario Argento. and sadly I was hoping for more, but wound up wanting to walk out and not just walk out, but actually ask for my money back sort of moment. It was that bad.

If you are stuck on an island and have one DVD to play and only enough electricity to watch this film -- save the electricity and stare at the sand because that will give you far more entertainment. The characters are that flat.


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