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La maison Nucingen (2008)

Surreal gothic comedy about a gambler who wins a strange Chilean mansion and takes his frail wife there.

Director:

Raoul Ruiz

Writers:

Raoul Ruiz (scenario), Honoré de Balzac (based on a story)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Elsa Zylberstein ... Anne-Marie
Jean-Marc Barr ... William Henry James III
Laurent Malet ... Bastien
Audrey Marnay ... Léonore
Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre ... Lotte (as Laure de Clermont)
Thomas Durand Thomas Durand ... Dieter
Miriam Heard Miriam Heard ... Ully
Luis Mora Luis Mora ... El doctor
Anna Sigalevitch Anna Sigalevitch ... (voice)
Lolita Chammah ... (voice)
Olivier Torres Olivier Torres ... (voice)
François Margolin François Margolin ... (voice)
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Surreal gothic comedy about a gambler who wins a strange Chilean mansion and takes his frail wife there.

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Country:

Romania | France | Chile

Language:

French

Release Date:

3 June 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

A Casa Nucingen See more »

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| | (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)
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During prep, cast and crew were asked to watch Dreyer's Vampyr (1932), Ulmer's The Black Cat (1934) and Tourneur's I Walked with a Zombie (1943). See more »

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