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A grieving English literature professor who is suffering from a horrible recurring nightmare will soon find himself immersed in a macabre world of myth and superstition governed by a coven of seven malevolent women.


Jaume Balagueró
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Elliot Cowan ... Samuel Solomon
Franka Potente ... Susan Gilard
Ana Ularu ... Rachel
Leonor Watling ... Lidia Garetti
Manuela Vellés ... Beatriz
Joanne Whalley ... Jacqueline
Christopher Lloyd ... Bernard Rauschen
Cally O'Connell Cally O'Connell ... Donnie
Sam Hardy ... Nito
Stella McCusker Stella McCusker ... She Who Lies
Yennis Cheung ... She Who Punishes
Eve Maher Eve Maher ... Girl
Tighe Wardell Tighe Wardell ... Boy
Mark Fitzgerald ... Nurse
Ciaran McGlynn ... Waiter in Bar


Samuel Salomon, a literature professor, has been off work for almost a year after the tragic death of his girlfriend. Samuel has been suffering from a recurring nightmare in which a woman is brutally murdered by a strange ritual. Suddenly, the same woman who appears every night in his dreams is found dead in exactly the same circumstances. Samuel sneaks into the crime scene and there he meets Rachel who has also dreamed about the murder. Together, they will do whatever they can to discover the identity of the mystery woman, entering a terrifying world controlled by the figures who have inspired artists throughout time: The Muses. Written by Filmax International

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The Seventh Muse
11 April 2018 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

The popular literature professor Samuel Solomon (Elliot Cowan) is a great friend of Professor Susan Gilard (Franka Potente) in the university and is secretly in love with Beatriz (Manuela Vellés), who is one of his students. After making love at Samuel´s home, Beatriz asks Samuel to promise that he will love her forever. Then she goes to the bathroom and commits suicide. One year later, Samuel is no longer teaching and has recurring nightmares with a woman that is brutally murdered. Out of the blue, he learns that a woman called Lidia Garetti (Leonor Watling) was found brutally murdered at home and he realizes that she is the woman of his nightmares. He decides to sneak into the crime scene to investigate and he stumbles upon a young woman, Rachel (Ana Ularu), who claims to have the same nightmare. They snoop around and Samuel finds an oval object hidden in a water tank and a photograph hidden in a photo-frame. However the police arrive at the place and Samuel and Rachel need to flee. Rachel takes the object with her and disappears. Samuel identifies the men in the photo and soon he learns that he has entered in the uncanny world of The Seven Muses, cruel supernatural women that have inspired and destroyed writers along the centuries. Further, there is no way out unless he destroys the Seventh Muse. But who and where she is?

"Muse" is a little gem with a melancholic and complex storyline about the muses that inspire writers throughout time described as insidious and cruel supernatural women. The viewer needs to pay attention to the screenplay that has many details and references. Viewers that had the chance to see the spooky 1988 "Spellbinder" will delight with the underrated "Muse" that has the same style. My vote is seven.

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10 November 2017 (Spain) See more »

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