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The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears (2013)

L'étrange couleur des larmes de ton corps (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 12 March 2014 (Belgium)
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Returning home from a business trip to discover his wife missing, a man delves deeper and deeper into a surreal kaleidoscope of half-baked leads, seduction, deceit, and murder. Does anyone in the building know something?
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Klaus Tange ... Dan Kristensen
Ursula Bedena Ursula Bedena
Joe Koener Joe Koener
Birgit Yew Birgit Yew
Hans De Munter Hans De Munter ... (as Hans de Munter)
Anna D'Annunzio Anna D'Annunzio ... Barbara
Jean-Michel Vovk Jean-Michel Vovk ... L'inspecteur
Manon Beuchot Manon Beuchot
Romain Roll Romain Roll
Lolita Oosterlynck Lolita Oosterlynck
Delphine Brual Delphine Brual
Sam Louwyck Sam Louwyck
Sylvia Camarda Sylvia Camarda
Ann de Visscher Ann de Visscher
Michael Fromowicz Michael Fromowicz
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Following the disappearance of his wife, a man finds himself on a dark and twisted trail of discovery through the labyrinthine halls of his apartment building. Led on a wild goose chase by cryptic messages from his mysterious neighbours, he becomes entangled in a hellish nightmare as he unlocks their strange fantasies of sensuality and bloodshed. The Strange Colour Of Your Body's Tears is a visually dazzling experience from the creators of Amer that takes you on a journey into mystery and blood soaked terror that you will never forget. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

Belgium | France | Luxembourg

Language:

French | Danish | Flemish

Release Date:

12 March 2014 (Belgium) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$2,041, 29 August 2014, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$7,182, 28 November 2014
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the scene where Dan finds some flowers and a note left for him, the backdrop is a huge mirror. Red blinking lights, probably a reflection from video equipment, can be seen in the mirror. See more »

Crazy Credits

SPOILER: End credits reveal a slightly different title : "L'étrange douleur des larmes de ton corps" ("The strange pain of your body's tears"). See more »

Connections

References Maddalena (1954) See more »

Soundtracks

Suor Omicidi seq. 4
Written by Alessandro Alessandroni
Courtesy of Nazionalmusic and Beat Records Co.
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the spirit of giallo but with the soul of Kafka

Certainly in the spirit of giallo but with the soul of Kafka. No simple narrative flow, not even a regular narrative structure, this visual and aural treat is not the simplest of watches. Always beautiful with continuous references to stained glass, art nouveau, eyes, knives and bared and bleeding flesh, the music and effects are also alluring, evocative and disturbing. A man returns from a business trip to find he cannot find his wife ( Edwige, nudge nudge aficionados! ) and that's about it, unless you count the wondrous building in which the film takes place or the spaces behind the walls. The directing duo are clearly fascinated by the Italian genre films of the 60s and early 70s and deliver up the most sumptuous offering, its just that, not unreasonably, they are less interested in the story lines but more in the more primal elements that go into even the lesser giallo. They love the colours, the sounds, the wide eyed screams and the trickling blood. The confused participants who know not whether they are mad or even dead, cannot help but draw us in to this manic mayhem and those of us who, similarly enjoy this craziness, can only applaud and breathe a sigh of relief we got out alive.


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