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Knife + Heart (2018)

Un couteau dans le coeur (original title)
Unrated | | Drama, Horror, Romance | 15 March 2019 (USA)
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Paris, summer 1979. Anne is a producer of cheap gay porn. When Lois, her editor and companion, leaves her, she attempts to get her back by making a more ambitious film with the flamboyant Archibald.

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Yann Gonzalez
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vanessa Paradis ... Anne Parèze
Nicolas Maury ... Archibald Langevin
Kate Moran ... Loïs McKenna
Jonathan Genet ... Guy
Félix Maritaud ... Thierry
Khaled Alouach Khaled Alouach ... Nans / Fouad
Noé Hernández Noé Hernández ... José
Thibault Servière Thibault Servière ... Misia
Bertrand Mandico Bertrand Mandico ... François Tabou
Bastien Waultier Bastien Waultier ... Jean-Marie Duvernet, dit Karl
Romane Bohringer ... Cathy Vannier
Dourane Fall Dourane Fall ... Fabio
Jules Ritmanic Jules Ritmanic ... Rabah
Pierre Pirol ... Bouche d'or
Pierre Emö Pierre Emö ... Valentin
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Storyline

Anne produces third-rate gay porn. After her editor and lover Lois leaves her, she tries to win her back by shooting her most ambitious film yet with her trusted, flamboyant sidekick Archibald. But one of her actors is brutally murdered and Anne gets caught up in a strange investigation that turns her life upside down. Written by Friends of Tinman

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Country:

France | Mexico | Switzerland

Language:

French | Spanish

Release Date:

15 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Knife + Heart See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,728, 17 March 2019

Gross USA:

$32,516

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$341,847
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The name of Anne Parèze's cinematographer, François Tabou, played by Bertrand Mandico, is the anagram of François About, cinematographer for some films of Anne-Marie Tensi and for a large part of the French gay porn of this period. See more »

Quotes

Nans: The more you kill me, the more I love you
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References Le tueur homo (1979) See more »

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Good intentions. Bad execution.
13 October 2018 | by obeysSee all my reviews

Sitges Film Festival Review

Story, Setting, Characters, Mood etc. are all pretty cool on paper. I think the pure script of the movie is pretty awesome. Sadly the version shown at the Sitges Film Festival did not manage to put these elements together as one flowing film. It felt unfinished in many aspects. The heart is at the very right place. But the execution did not do it justice.


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