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Richard, a lonely, alcoholic, down-on-his-luck, divorced screenwriter, invites Jack, a mysterious vagabond, to stay at his woodland home while a serial killer preys on young women in the area.

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Christian Faure

Writer:

Hervé Korian
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Eric Cantona ... Jack
Stéphane Freiss ... Richard
Hélène de Fougerolles ... Laura
André Penvern ... Le Procureur
Patrick Bruneton Patrick Bruneton ... Bernard / le routier
Philippe Mangenot Philippe Mangenot ... Inspecteur Arnaud
Pasquale D'Inca Pasquale D'Inca ... Patron du restaurant
Mickey Dedaj Mickey Dedaj ... Le livreur (as Micky Dedaj)
Lionel François Lionel François ... L'homme-grenouille
Nina-Paloma Polly Nina-Paloma Polly ... L'assistante de Laura (as Nina Paloma Polly)
Johan Zue Johan Zue ... L'assistant de Laura
Stephane Kordylas Stephane Kordylas ... Le père (as Stéphane Kordylas)
Anne-Lise Guillet Anne-Lise Guillet ... La mère
Valentin Martel Valentin Martel ... L'enfant
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Richard has been living alone since his wife left. His reclusion is broken when mysterious vagabond Jack comes to his rescue. Richard offers to put him up for a few days in exchange for some odd jobs. But the press soon starts hinting at a serial killer on the loose. Richard begins to have doubts: could Jack be the murderer? Richard panics and tension mounts when he discovers blood in the house. But what if Richard has his own demons to hide? Written by Happy_Evil_Dude

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Country:

France

Language:

French

Release Date:

28 April 2008 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Black Butterfly See more »

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Color:

Color

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1.33 : 1
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A $13 million, German-produced, English language remake to be directed by Brian Goodman and to star Nicolas Cage and Veronica Ferres was announced in October 2011 by Bavariapool with filming slated to begin in east Germany by early 2012. The project however still hasn't started shooting. See more »

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Remade as Black Butterfly (2017) See more »

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