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Compulsion (2016)

Sadie (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Fantasy, Horror | 23 February 2018 (Germany)
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After a fight with her boyfriend, a successful female erotic novelist on a book tour of Europe joins her ex and his female friend, with whom she falls madly in love, for a party at a castle owned by a dangerous cult.

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Craig Goodwill

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Brian Clark
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Analeigh Tipton ... Sadie
Marta Gastini ... Francesca
Jakob Cedergren ... Alex (as Jacob Cedergren)
Valentin Merlet Valentin Merlet ... Thierry
Jan Bijvoet ... Minos
Magdalena Grochowska Magdalena Grochowska ... Silvia
Anita Kravos ... Thelma
Nina Senicar ... Lily
Leonardo Messerklinger Leonardo Messerklinger ... Young Priest
Franco Barbero Franco Barbero ... Old Priest
Luca Busnengo Luca Busnengo ... Driver 1
Marco Tunesi Marco Tunesi ... Driver 2
Denitza Diakovska Denitza Diakovska ... Pretty Woman
Cristiano Omedè Cristiano Omedè ... Photographer
Mélanie S. Dubois Mélanie S. Dubois ... Woman in White
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Sadie, a budding erotic novelist, is enticed by an ex-lover to join him and an enigmatic woman named Francesca at an Italian Villa. Once there, Sadie is confronted by the demons of her past as she becomes embroiled in a surreal game of murder and betrayal.

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23 February 2018 (Germany) See more »

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Compulsion See more »

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Filmed in Palace of Venaria (in italian: Reggia di Venaria), near Turin, Italy. The palace was designed and built from 1675 by Amedeo di Castellamonte, commissioned by duke Charles Emmanuel II of Savoy, who needed a base for his hunting expeditions in the heathy hill country north of Turin. See more »

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suedo Euro erotic arthouse
17 February 2019 | by SnoopyStyleSee all my reviews

Erotic novelist Sadie Glass (Analeigh Tipton) has a complicated relationship with boyfriend Thierry. At a book reading, she meets Alex who invites her to his palatial estate. She brings along new acquaintance Francesca.

At first, I assumed this to be an arthouse 50 Shades movie. Then there is the turn into an arthouse Euro horror. In the end, it's an Eyes Wide Shut situation with a bit of blood. Its biggest problem is the lack of depth with Sadie. She's a cold fish and there is no way to engage with her character. None of the characters have much depth. The Euro horror could have worked but like the vastness of its palace setting, there is an emptiness to the movie. It has no tension and makes no connection with the audience. This might work if Sadie starts off as a mousy character and the erotic horror starts opening her up. As it stands, there is no character progression either. It has the semblance of style with limited substance.


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