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Barbe bleue (2009)

Not Rated | | Fantasy | 1 April 2010 (South Korea)
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An adaptation of the classic tale of a wealthy aristocrat with a blue beard.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Barbe Bleue / Bluebeard
... Marie-Catherine
Daphné Baiwir ... Anne
Marilou Lopes-Benites ... Catherine
Lola Giovannetti ... Marie-Anne
Farida Khelfa ... La mère supérieure
Isabelle Lapouge ... La mère
Suzanne Foulquier ... Soeur Barbe
Laure Lapeyre ... Ida
Luc Bailly ... Le minot
Adrien Ledoux ... L'émissaire de Barbe Bleue
Jacques Triau ... L'évêque
Jean Bourlot ... Le cocher
Rose-Line Fric ... La couturière
Christian Urbain ... Le créancier
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Storyline

In France in the mid-'50s, Catherine (Marilou Lopes-Benites) enjoys toying with her older sister, Marie-Anne (Lola Giovannetti), by reading her the story of the murderous and oft-married Bluebeard, embellishing the story with plenty of gore and scaring the girl out of her wits. As Catherine rereads the story, we're taken back to the year 1697, as Lord Bluebeard (Dominique Thomas) prepares to make Marie-Catherine (Lola Créton) his seventh wife. Marie-Catherine's youth and innocence make her an especially attractive quarry to Bluebeard, and rather than murder her right away, he decides to wait a while in order to savor the terrible joy of claiming her life. However, as Bluebeard becomes caught in a cycle of events that keep him from following through on his wife's murder, the two slowly become something like a normal couple and Marie-Catherine begins to turn the tables on her spouse.

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Fantasy

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Flach film [France]

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1 April 2010 (South Korea)  »

Also Known As:

Barba azul  »

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Budget:

$2,400,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,370, 28 March 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$39,745, 24 March 2017
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