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After Fall, Winter (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 27 January 2012 (USA)
WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ... See full summary »

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Eric Schaeffer

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Eric Schaeffer
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Schaeffer ... Michael
Lizzie Brocheré ... Sophie
Marie Luneau Marie Luneau ... Anais
Christian Mulot Christian Mulot ... Charles
Sylvie Loeillet Sylvie Loeillet ... Natalie
Niseema Theillaud Niseema Theillaud ... Sophie's Mother
Heather Aitken Heather Aitken ... Head Nurse
Rebecca James Rebecca James ... Nurse
Matthias Van Khache ... Antoine
Murielle Huet des Aunay Murielle Huet des Aunay ... Domina X (as Muriel Huet Des Aunay)
Akéla Sari Akéla Sari ... Gypsy (as Akela Sari)
Deborah Twiss ... Caroline
Matthew McCann Matthew McCann ... Charles and Caroline's Kid
Sydney McCann Sydney McCann ... Charles and Caroline's Kid (as Sydney Bond McCann)
Arsène Jiroyan ... Counter Man
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Storyline

WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ultimately spells the doom of their great love. WINTER begins with Michael, in his mid forties, suicidal about his writing career, which once flourished and now is on a downturn. He leaves his home in New York and goes to Paris in hopes of igniting his passion for writing and life. He also has a penchant for S and M. Soon after is arrival he meets Sophie, a sexy, smart, soulful, nurse who helps dying people transition to the after world. She and Michael instantly have chemistry albeit combative. Sophie has a secret. Her other job is being a dominatrix. Throughout the film, Sophie is nursing a little girl, Anais, who is dying of leukemia. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Trivia

This is a sequel to Schaefer's film "Fall," released in the late 90's. See more »

Quotes

Michael: I lied... it was always devastating. Always a crucifixion. What women will never understand is the weight of having to be the constant pursuer... and the pain of every death when it's a no.
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Connections

Follows Fall (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Chanson d'Hiver
Words and Music by Bill Weeden
Performed by Bill Weeden
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User Reviews

 
Surprisingly moving
10 January 2013 | by amyvsingsSee all my reviews

So honestly I thought this movie was refreshing. It is shocking to watch sometimes because of the violent sexual nature, but well worth it. The characters were well acted and believable. The story was well developed. I was never bored or disappointed. As a psychologist, I felt the character's issues were well written and accurately depicted throughout the film. I hate movies that are too "Hollywood" with the same old boring themes. This was a nice change from the typical romantic films. I don't know enough about S&M to judge the validity there, but I felt that this movie was very moving. It dives deep into human vulnerability. If you are looking for something different and interesting then I highly recommend it! It's a movie to watch when you're feeling melancholy.


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Country:

France

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

27 January 2012 (USA) See more »

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After Fall, Winter See more »

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