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Attenberg (2010)

Not Rated | | Drama | 9 December 2010 (Greece)
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Stuck in her boring factory town, twenty-three-year-old Marina is at the mercy of both her father's impending death and her distaste for other humans.
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Credited cast:
... Marina
... Spyros
... Bella
... Engineer
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dimitris Anastasiou ... Boy by Tennis Court
Stathis Androutsos ... Boy by Tennis Court
Fidelis Attame ... Forklift Driver
... Funeral Home Employee
Nektaria Bori ... Girl by Tennis Court
Eleana Damigeou ... Woman in Locker Room
... Hospital Manager
Stefanos Douvoris ... Boy by Tennis Court
Faidra Fourouli ... Woman in Locker Room
Adamantia Fytili ... Woman in Locker Room
Haris Hatzipanagiotou ... Woman in Locker Room
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Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance from it. Instead she observes it through the songs of Alan Vega's Suicide, the mammal documentaries of Sir David Attenborough, and the sexual education lesson she receives from her only friend, Bella. A stranger comes to town and challenges her to a foosball duel, on her own table. Her father meanwhile is preparing for his exit from the 20th century, which he considers to be 'overrated'. Caught between the two men and her collaborator Bella, Marina investigates the wondrous mystery of the human fauna.

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Sexy, strange and beautifully deranged.

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Atenbergas  »

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Opening Weekend USA:

$3,998, 11 March 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$23,787, 24 June 2012
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A promotional picture for the film, where the tongues of two women meet, was censored on Facebook, but Facebook now hosts a profile for the film in which the picture is allowed. See more »

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Featured in At the Movies: Venice Film Festival 2010 (2010) See more »

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I Am A Baby (In My Universe)
Written and performed by Daniel Johnston
Published by Eternal Yip Eye Music / Primary Wave / Wixen Music Publishing Inc.
Mastered by Eternal Yip Eye Music ©1988
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Dark, unpleasant movie about contemporary Greece
23 February 2016 | by See all my reviews

Dark, unpleasant movie about contemporary Greece, set by a dying father and a lost-soul daughter. Strange how you can fall in love with an actress you haven't seen before, as I did with Ariane Labed playing Marina. I guess she reminded me both physically and spiritually of an ex-girlfriend. Attractive, somehow boyish, always making the other move, both at a distance and now and then unexpectedly intimate. All the talking in other reviews about Marina being emotionally 'dead' is total nonsense. You have to (try to) understand this character, but not many men are willing or able to. To me she was the shining light in this portrayal of a depressed, bankrupt and humiliated country. This movie worked like a magnet to me. After I finished watching it, I was almost certain the director had to be a woman of about my age. I was right. I suppose Ariane has a great filming future ahead of her, but I hope she will perform in movies like this one. But it could just as well be her best role already.


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