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Planetarium (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery | 11 August 2017 (USA)
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"Planetarium" follows the journey of sisters who are believed to possess the supernatural ability to connect with ghosts. They cross paths with a visionary French producer while performing in Paris.


Rebecca Zlotowski


Rebecca Zlotowski (screenplay), Robin Campillo (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Natalie Portman ... Laura Barlow
Lily-Rose Depp ... Kate Barlow
Emmanuel Salinger Emmanuel Salinger ... André Korben
Amira Casar ... Eva Saïd
Pierre Salvadori Pierre Salvadori ... André Servier
Louis Garrel ... Fernand Prouvé
David Bennent ... Juncker
Damien Chapelle ... Louis
Jerzy Rogulski Jerzy Rogulski ... Professeur Ulé
Camille Lellouche Camille Lellouche ... La mariée
Christophe Odent ... Ange Ceccadi
Kamel Abdelli ... Bonell
Michel Zlotowski Michel Zlotowski ... Père Korben
Talina Boyaci Talina Boyaci ... Mme Lefebvre
Benoît Forgeard Benoît Forgeard ... Médecin


In restless 1930s Paris, the American sisters and spiritual mediums, Laura and Kate Barlow, are an authentic psychic act touring pre-war Europe. Indeed, such is their reputation, that sceptical but curious spectators join them on stage, eager to experience a hypnotic séance with the dearly departed. As one thing leads to another, the French film producer, André Korben, dazzled by the sisters' extraordinary psychic ability during a performance, decides to enlist their help, in high hopes of capturing even the faintest suggestion of a real paranormal manifestation. Little by little, World War II creeps in, and Korben's prestige rests entirely on the success of this single effort. But, are the Barlow Sisters nothing but an elaborate hoax, or do they genuinely possess the dark gift? Written by Nick Riganas

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Natalie Portman shows her bare bottom and bare back, even though she said she would never do nudity again after Hotel Chevalier (2007). See more »


André Korben: I am the first to regret that the French film industry has fallen so far behind in new technologies. While Americans continue to evolve, we have chosen to lay asleep! Do you wish to remain in slumber? Is that the solution you propose?
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Wasn't Expecting So Much Junk
3 January 2018 | by imajvmbSee all my reviews

Movie began ok but just lost me in a ton of different subplots and never ended up tying anything up. On top of everything there was so much male nudity and a scene of freakin' porn that made me almost lose my dinner. Thanks for nothing parents guide!

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France | Belgium


English | French

Release Date:

11 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$625, 13 August 2017

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos



Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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