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Dark Crimes (2016)

True Crimes (original title)
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A murder investigation of a slain businessman turns to clues found in an author's book about an eerily similar crime. Based on the 2008 article "True Crimes - A Postmodern Murder Mystery" by David Grann.

Director:

Alexandros Avranas

Writers:

David Grann (inspired by the article "True Crime: A Postmodern Murder Mystery" by), Jeremy Brock
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jim Carrey ... Tadek
Marton Csokas ... Kozlov
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Kasia
Kati Outinen ... Mr. Malinowska
Vlad Ivanov ... Piotr
Robert Wieckiewicz ... Greger
Agata Kulesza ... Marta
Piotr Glowacki ... Victor
Julia Gdula Julia Gdula ... Hanna
Zbigniew Zamachowski ... Lukasz
Danuta Kowalska ... Kozlov's Mother
Zygmunt Jozefczak Zygmunt Jozefczak ... Kozlov's Father
Marianna Figurska Marianna Figurska ... Olga
Anna Polony ... Tadek's Mother
Marcin Stec ... Defense Lawyer
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Storyline

Tadek, a police officer who finds similarities between the assassination of a policeman and a crime narrated in a book by the writer, Krystov Kozlow. When Tadek begins to track down Kozlow and his girlfriend, a mysterious underground sex club worker, his obsession will grow and descend to the underworld of sex, lies and corruption to find the terrible truth.

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It takes a dark mind to solve a twisted crime.

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong and disturbing violent/sexual content including rape, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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Details

Official Sites:

Saban Films

Country:

UK | Poland | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Dark Crimes See more »

Filming Locations:

Poland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR3,800,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$25,396
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The film shot for 32 days in Kraków, Poland. See more »

Goofs

Throughout the film, Jim Carrey's accent changes from Eastern European to Western European and he even forgets the accent no less than three times while speaking with an American inflection. With a total shoot of over 30 days, his re-shoots were likely several weeks apart. See more »

Quotes

Kozlov: [narrating his book] You murder a man, and the moment it's done you're already retelling the story to yourself, so that the act of killing is not your act of killing, but belongs, instead, to some fictional simulacrum, in just the same way the men who murdered so prosaically in Auschwitz made peace with what they did; transmuted their memories like pieces of fiction, to the point where good and evil lost all meaning, and the only lights by which they steered were what they tasted, saw, and ...
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Dark Crimes (2018) See more »

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Boring
25 April 2018 | by sched-46905See all my reviews

Don't waste your money if you have to rent this one. I kept waiting for something to happen in this movie, but it just never did! Very predictable ending!


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