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Charlie Countryman (2013)

The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (original title)
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While travelling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.

Director:

Fredrik Bond

Writer:

Matt Drake
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shia LaBeouf ... Charlie Countryman
Evan Rachel Wood ... Gabi Ibanescu
Mads Mikkelsen ... Nigel
Til Schweiger ... Darko
Rupert Grint ... Karl
James Buckley ... Luc
Ion Caramitru ... Victor Ibanescu
Vincent D'Onofrio ... Bill
Melissa Leo ... Kate
Andrei Finti ... Bela
Aubrey Plaza ... Ashley
Lachlan Nieboer ... Ted
Vanessa Kirby ... Felicity
Gabriel Spahiu ... Taxi Driver
Bogdan Farkas Bogdan Farkas ... Hostel Clerk (as Bodgan Farcas)
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Storyline

While travelling abroad, a guy falls for a Romanian beauty whose unreachable heart has its origins in her violent, charismatic ex.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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The only way to save the one you love, is to die


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some brutal violence, language throughout, sexuality/nudity, and drug use. | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Romania

Language:

English | Romanian

Release Date:

13 September 2013 (Norway) See more »

Also Known As:

Charlie Countryman See more »

Filming Locations:

Bucharest, Romania See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,973, 15 November 2013

Gross USA:

$7,973
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The screenplay for this movie was featured in the 2007 Blacklist; a list of the "most liked" unmade scripts of the year. See more »

Goofs

As Gabi is explaining how she met Nigel, Charlie is wearing a dark sport coat. By the time she is done, Charlie is no longer wearing the coat. See more »

Quotes

Gabi Ibanescu: Do you think things like this happen to people?
Charlie Countryman: Some people, yes.
Gabi Ibanescu: What people?
Charlie Countryman: Us.
Gabi Ibanescu: Us.
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Connections

References The Sixth Sense (1999) See more »

Soundtracks

After (iamamiwhoami Remix)
Written by Richard Hall
Performed by Moby
Courtesy of Mute Records Ltd.
By Arrangement with Bank Robber Music
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Truly beautiful to the eye!
24 February 2014 | by tgarciadiezSee all my reviews

Wow! Where to start from? In my opinion this movie was extraordinary and probably one of the best films I have seen in this year of 2013. It's not the usual Hollywood film and it tackles a whole new side! The film is full of craziness, twists and turns. I found myself incredibly amused somewhat hypnotized with the beautiful city that is shown throughout the movie. Everything from the places to the soundtracks are exuberant giving us a taste of the European country known as Romania. The acting realized by LaBeouf and Wood is tremendous and extremely real. To my taste this is by far one of Shia's best films and its great to see how he can come all the way from playing a role in "Transformers" to a part which requires and seeks a totally different type of person. Without a doubt I recommend that you give yourself the pleasure of enjoying this thrill ride!


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