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Personal Shopper (2016)

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A personal shopper in Paris refuses to leave the city until she makes contact with her twin brother who previously died there. Her life becomes more complicated when a mysterious person contacts her via text message.

Director:

Olivier Assayas

Writer:

Olivier Assayas
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kristen Stewart ... Maureen
Lars Eidinger ... Ingo
Sigrid Bouaziz ... Lara
Anders Danielsen Lie ... Erwin
Ty Olwin ... Gary
Hammou Graïa Hammou Graïa ... Detective
Nora von Waldstätten ... Kyra
Benjamin Biolay ... Victor Hugo
Audrey Bonnet ... Cassandre
Pascal Rambert ... Jérôme
Aurélia Petit Aurélia Petit ... Chanel PR
Olivia Ross ... Attachée de presse maison de couture Londres
Thibault Lacroix Thibault Lacroix ... Attachée de presse maison de couture Paris
Calypso Valois Calypso Valois ... Assistante séance photo
Benoit Peverelli ... Photographer
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Storyline

It's been already three months since the sudden death of her 27-year-old twin brother Lewis from a congenital malformation of the heart, and Maureen, a young fashionista, assistant to a celebrity woman and a capable medium, still hasn't made any contact with him. Spending her time between high profile fashion establishments and the abandoned Lewis' house in Paris, Maureen is silently battling with the gut-wrenching grief and sorrow, while at the same time, looking for a sign from her deceased brother after an oath taken between the twins. Aloof, disoriented and still mourning, wraithlike Maureen attuned to the ethereal realm, is inevitably caught between this world and the spiritual, always looking for portals and a sign that would prove her brother right, however, in vain. Unexpectedly, as the days pass by swiftly and the random apparitions become more frequent, Maureen will start to receive strange text messages from an unknown sender who seems to know a lot about her, but in the ... Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for some language, sexuality, nudity and a bloody violent image | See all certifications »

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Language:

English | French | Swedish | German

Release Date:

10 March 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Personal Shopper See more »

Filming Locations:

Paris, France See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$79,175, 12 March 2017, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$1,305,195, 9 June 2017

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$269,920, 19 March 2017
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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2.40 : 1
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Trivia

During the film, Stewart's character wears a sweatshirt with "Betino's" on it. This is a famous Parisian record shop. See more »

Goofs

When Maureen is seeing the video on the Swedish artist, the Swedish speaker is obviously not a native speaker, but some kind of foreigner, as some pronunciation is quite strange. See more »

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Erwin: [to Maureen] You know how they say the dead watch over the living? I've thought about that a lot. Not just because Lewis was a medium. I don't know what that means. For me, he was someone deeply intuitive of others. He, uh... understood things that went unspoken. He did. Maybe because he knew he was going to die. I mean, I felt that he saw things which I didn't. Maybe you do too. He thought you had the same gifts...
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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Personal Shopper (2017) See more »

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The Leaving of the Country Lover
Written by Edward Baird (as E. Baird)
Performed by Amazing Blondel
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So Boring
14 April 2017 | by steve-73589See all my reviews

I was looking forward to watching another Kristen Stewart film that looked so good from the trailer. How wrong was I? The run-down cinema in Sheffield had a few problems so there were no trailers or adverts at the beginning, meaning we were straight into the film after ten minutes of apologising by the embarrassed staff.

Get on with it I hear you cry! I have to write 1000 characters for this review so that's why I'm waffling..

The film started off slowly.. very slowly. I remember checking my watch around twenty five minutes then I don't remember a thing. Yes, for the first time ever in a cinema I fell asleep!

After an hour or so I woke to a nudge from behind because I was snoring. I watched for another fifteen minutes but it was so mind-numbingly boring I left the cinema and returned to my hotel room.


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