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The Woman in the Fifth (2011)

La femme du Vème (original title)
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A college lecturer flees to Paris after a scandal costs him his job. In the City of Light, he meets a widow who might be involved in a series of murders.

Director:

Pawel Pawlikowski

Writers:

Douglas Kennedy (novel), Pawel Pawlikowski (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Hawke ... Tom Ricks
Kristin Scott Thomas ... Margit
Joanna Kulig ... Ania
Samir Guesmi ... Sezer
Delphine Chuillot Delphine Chuillot ... Nathalie
Julie Papillon Julie Papillon ... Chloé
Geoffrey Carey Geoffrey Carey ... Laurent
Mamadou Minte Mamadou Minte ... Omar
Mohamed Aroussi Mohamed Aroussi ... Moussa
Jean-Louis Cassarino Jean-Louis Cassarino ... Dumont
Judith Burnett Judith Burnett ... Lorraine L'herbert
Marcela Iacub Marcela Iacub ... Isabella
Wilfred Benaïche Wilfred Benaïche ... Lieutenand Coutard
Pierre Marcoux Pierre Marcoux ... Lawyer
Rosine Favey Rosine Favey ... Lawyer's Translator
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Storyline

American writer Tom Ricks comes to Paris desperate to put his life together again and win back the love of his estranged wife and daughter. When things don't go according to plan, he ends up in a shady hotel in the suburbs, having to work as a night guard to make ends meet. Then Margit, a beautiful, mysterious stranger walks into his life and things start looking up. Their passionate and intense relationship triggers a string of inexplicable events... as if an obscure power was taking control of his life. Written by Anonymous

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What you can not resist, you may not survive See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content, language and violent images | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

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Country:

France | Poland | UK

Language:

English | French | Polish

Release Date:

16 November 2011 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

The Woman in the Fifth See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$33,011, 17 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$112,498, 15 July 2012
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The Big Picture: February 2012 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Tomaszów
Written by Julian Tuwim
Performed by Ewa Demarczyk
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Not concrete
6 February 2019 | by shuawilmotSee all my reviews

Watch this with a group and have a great discussion on questions like: What happened in that movie? What was that about? How much of the content was symbolic and how much of it was actually concrete?

Or watch it alone and become miserably confused.


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