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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

Writers:

Dario Argento (characters), Daria Nicolodi (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

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 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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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 | Russian

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suspiria See more »

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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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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Luca Guadagnino told The Hollywood Reporter that Suspiria is his most personal movie, because of the way that everything started with it. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the ritual scene, one of the deceased dancers on the left side of the screen clearly has their head showing, but in the next shot it's edited out again. See more »

Quotes

Helena Markos: [to Susie] There will be nothing of you left inside. Only space for me.
Susie Bannion: I came here for this. You've all waited long enough.
Helena Markos: [Excited] It is happening! It is happening!
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Crazy Credits

The film's title is inconspicuously announced at the end of the opening credits, appearing in the mise-en-scène on an overhead sign Susie walks beneath in the U-Bahn station. See more »

Connections

References Mother of Tears (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Komm Doch in Meine Arme
Written by Ludwig Schmidseder and Guenther Schwenn (as Gunther Schwenn)
Performed by Erhard Bauschke und sein Orchester, Rudi Schuricke
Courtesy of Universal GmbH
Under license from Universal Music Enteprises
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Truly dreadful ... But maybe not Guadagnino's fault
5 April 2019 | by boydwaltersSee all my reviews

OK I waited a good while till all the discussion about this had died down ... Argento's original is a unique and much respected piece of great cinema that exists in its own world and couldn't really be remade ... The story is basic ... Its the visuals that are all in Argento's Suspiria ...I went into this knowing the director had just taken the basic story and reset the whole thing in a more realistic style ... And for the first 2 hours I was happy watching this reimagining of the story ... It all worked fairly well ... It wasn't very exciting unfortunately, but it held the interest ... The performances are fine ... No major plotholes ... The dancing is ok, but doesn't achieve what it sets out to do ... Then we come to the climax ... Well ... Where to start ... If you want to see prosthetic work worse than most things made in the 80s and cgi that I could do better on my computer at home, this is the film to watch ... And silly ... Very very silly and stupid and outdated with not a smidgeon of originality ... It looks like it was shot by someone else ... Did that happen ... Lets be honest it disappeared for a year with no news and they certainly weren't spending that time on the effects ... Ten out of ten for having the wonderful Jessica Harper in a cameo, but then weaving in the whole Jewish thing was just so contrived ... The last half hour of this is a shambles apart from one or two short scenes that look like they may have been from the same film and it ruins any interest anyone could have had after sitting through the first 2 hours ... Maybe it'll come out that Amazon took control of the project and ruined it ... It better do ... Because if thats the way Guardagnino wanted it to be then he's lost it ... Don't waste your time because after maybe having your interest peaked by the first two hours you are going to get so let down by the last half hour that its an insult


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