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When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte seeks out Elizabeth, the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences.

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Cast

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Charlotte
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Paloma
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Anton
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Lizzie
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Man's Wife
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Aunt
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Aunt
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Mingzhu
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Guest at Party #3
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Elderly Man
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Geoffrey
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Young Charlotte
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Young Lizzie
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Mother on Bus
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Young Lady on Bus
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Zhang Li
Grace Wang ...
Guest at party #2
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Theis
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Man at Party
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Man's Wife
Sofy Chen ...
Little Girl
Alex Lee ...
Party Cellist's Mother
Johnny Ji ...
Li Jun

Directed by

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Richard Shepard

Written by

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Eric C. Charmelo ... (written by) (as Eric Charmelo)
 
Richard Shepard ... (written by)
 
Nicole Snyder ... (written by)

Produced by

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Matthew Anderson ... executive producer
Bill Block ... producer
Dan Clarke ... line producer
Andrew Golov ... executive producer
Stacey Reiss ... producer
Richard Shepard ... producer

Music by

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Paul Haslinger ... composer

Cinematography by

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Vanja Cernjul ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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David Dean

Editorial Department

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Raoul Crosby ... i/o operator
Charles Kaplan ... assistant editor
Joy Lin ... on-line editor
W. Cody Nelson ... senior dailies operator
Aj Raymundo ... dailies operator
Jaan Spirka ... colorist: dailies
Fred W. Richters ... on-line editor (uncredited)

Casting By

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Kara Eide
Jennifer Euston
Kris Woz

Production Design by

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John Marcynuk

Art Direction by

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Stevo Bedford

Costume Design by

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Beverley Huynh

Makeup Department

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Megan Nicholson ... key makeup artist
Carmen Tse ... assistant makeup artist
Bev Wright ... makeup designer

Production Management

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Josh Hauca ... production manager
Andy Levine ... post-production supervisor
Bliss McDonald ... production supervisor

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Mark D. Currie ... Additional First Assistant Director
Thomas Ma ... additional assistant director
Kit Marlatt ... first assistant director
Ryan Murphy ... trainee assistant director
Stephen Ostir ... Additional Assistant Director

Art Department

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Sara Armstrong ... on-set dresser
Maureen Carey ... construction buyer
Breanne Fultz ... assistant property master
Juvel Jeo Jose ... graphic artist
Aron Koel ... head greensperson
Bryan Korenberg ... property master
Jeff MacIntyre ... construction coordinator
Malika Montague ... Props
Bryan Wadsworth ... paint coordinator

Sound Department

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Gordon Anderson ... sound mixer
Mark Angly ... ADR Mixer / re-recording mixer
Kendra Bates ... sound utility
Kevin Belen ... re-recording mixer
John Boyle ... sound mixer
Ken Cade ... sound effects editor
Jay Cheetham ... background sound editor
Kelly Cole ... re-recording mixer / sound supervisor / supervising sound editor
Mario De Socio ... adr recordist
Dario DiSanto ... foley editor
Francisco Frial ... foley editor / foley mixer
Gregorio Gomez ... Sound Designer / sound designer
Dylan Haveron ... sound assistant
Joselyn Hernandez ... Assistant sound editor
Darryl Isaacs ... Assistant sound editor
Eliah Matthew ... boom operator
Laurie Melhus ... post production sound manager
Bill Mellow ... supervising sound editor
Tony Rodney ... Assistant sound editor
Jeffrey Roy ... adr mixer: Los Angeles
Shane Shemko ... foley artist
Elaine Stef ... foley artist
Kevin Townshend ... dialogue editor

Visual Effects by

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Kristen Branan ... vice president visual effects: Zoic Studios
Phil Chornohus ... compositor
Robert Cvengros ... tracking, matchmove, layout
Frans de Vries ... tracking/matchmove/layout artist
Geoff DuQuette ... compositor
Paul Griffin ... animation supervisor
Jared Jones ... compositing supervisor
Terry Kalinich ... senior tech animator
Jessica LeClair ... visual effects coordinator
John Lipskie ... lighter
Richard Mahon ... matte painting supervisor: Zoic Studios
Brad McGiveron ... cg supervisor
Steve J. McLeod ... digital compositor
Katerina Motylova ... visual effects coordinator
Howard Nourmand ... visual effects artist
Lokesh Prakash ... digital compositor
Michelle Redman ... roto/paint artist: Zoic Studios
James Schmitt ... CFX Artist: Zoic Studios - Crowd Simulation
Claudio Sepulveda ... digital intermediate colorist
Jonathan S. Smith ... visual effects artist
Kevin Struckman ... on-set visual effects supervisor
Bruce Turner ... visual effects producer

Stunts

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Jeff Sanca ... stunts
Darryl Scheelar ... stunt coordinator
Kia Stuart ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department

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Luke Barlow ... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Frank Barrera ... additional photography
Melissa Beaupre ... best boy grip
Jonathan Bizeau ... gaffer Shanghai unit
Ben Booker ... digital image technician: re-shoots
Tamara Cesarec ... camera operator: "B" cam, Splinter Unit DP
Julian Chapdelaine ... dolly grip: "b" camera
Reid Cohoon ... key grip
Ema Mac Duff ... grip
Christopher Hingston ... lighting technician
James M. Jackson ... gaffer
Raylene Ledgerwood ... Loader
Ian R.C. Levine ... camera operator: "a" camera/steadicam
Ryan Bruce Lewis ... Best Boy Rigging Grip
Paul Matsalla ... generator operator
Chris McMillon ... best boy electric: Shanghai Unit
Adrian Mottram ... best boy/electric
Nick Müller ... steadicam operator: pick up - stunt scenes
Teo Jara Taboada ... lighting technician

Animation Department

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Kristen Griffin ... animator: Zoic Studios

Casting Department

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S.J. Allocco ... casting associate
Lauren Kurnit ... casting assistant
Christin Park ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Christina Ferrante ... prep costumer: Canada
Annie Garnett ... prep costumer
Megan Kennedy ... assistant costume designer
Lindy McLenaghan ... costume truck supervisor
Cassie Pardue ... wardrobe supervisor
Antigoni Savvaidis ... costumer (uncredited)

Location Management

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Rio Baba ... assistant location manager: Shanghai
Terry Brooks ... location scout
Justin Guan ... assistant location manager: Shanghai
Myles Lennig ... location manager
Mark Rudolph ... location scout
Mark Soderberg ... assistant location manager
Yi Dong Zhang ... location manager: Shanghai (as Yi Zhang)

Music Department

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Chad Cannon ... musical arrangements
Angelo Chacon ... scoring mixer assistant
Brad Haehnel ... score mixer
Johnny Jewel ... composer: additional music
Jonny Pakfar ... writer: "It's On"
Frank Palazzolo ... Music Consultant
Joey Singer ... music clearance (as Joey Hope Singer)
Mark Skillingberg ... music editor

Script and Continuity Department

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Elena Antzon ... script supervisor: los angeles
Ana Oparnica Sebal ... script supervisor

Transportation Department

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Ian Chabassol ... picture car coordinator
Darla Chibi ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Daniela Arbaje ... production assistant
Franny Baldwin ... Line Producer: Los Angeles
Cassandra Barbour ... rights and clearances
Steve Berman ... completion guarantor
Danielle Bowen ... production assistant
David Boyle ... Production Counsel
Suzie Bruce ... post accountant
Saugat Datta ... key production assistant
Lieve Jansen ... completion guarantor
Masha Litvinov ... production counsel
Adam Macy ... Production Counsel
Tara Mews ... production coordinator
Howard Nourmand ... title designer
Julianne Patterson ... Production Counsel
Mary Pearse ... title designer
Natalie Popkin ... production assistant
Andrew S. Ritchie ... office production assistant (as Andy Ritchie)
Meagan Sevier ... rights and clearances
Alex Skrepnik ... production accountant
Luke Stalker-Switzer ... prosthetics designer
Donne Torr ... on set teacher
Dylan Gray Woodley ... animal trainer
Steve Woodley ... animal coordinator
Corinna Zinsmeyer ... Business and Legal Affairs

Thanks

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Matthew Aberle ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Alejandra Cardenas ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Liz Cole ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Brendan Ferguson ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Nicola Gandossi ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Shana Hagan ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Elias Intelisano ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Leo Intelisano ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Ross Intelisano ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Maxim Karlik ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Jenni Konner ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Katie Lunskis ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Kate Lunskis)
Jeff McEvoy ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Adrienne Mong ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Marc H. Simon ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Frankie Smith ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Matthew Snyder ... the filmmakers wish to thank: Allegro Recordings
Jonathan Stern ... the filmmakers wish to thank (as Jon Stern)
Ally Thomas ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Paul Thomas ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Tony Van Der Waarde ... the filmmakers wish to thank: Award Prosthetics
Tom Ventura ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Chelsea Weidanz ... the filmmakers wish to thank
Eden Wurmfeld ... the filmmakers wish to thank

Production Companies

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Distributors

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  • Netflix (2019) (United States) (theatrical)
  • Netflix (2019) (Netherlands)
  • Netflix (2019) (Singapore) (video)

Special Effects

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

An elegant and terrifying suspense ride filled with unexpected twists and turns. When troubled musical prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) seeks out Elizabeth (Logan Browning), the new star pupil of her former school, the encounter sends both musicians down a sinister path with shocking consequences. Written by Netflix

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Taglines It's Time to Face the Music See more »
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Also Known As
  • La perfección (Spain)
  • Досконалість (Ukraine)
  • Perfekcja (Poland)
  • Совершенство (Russia)
  • Савршенство (Serbia)
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Runtime
  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia When Anton is showing the Chapel to new student Zhang Li, he asks her to sing a musical note, specifically an A-sharp. The note Zhang Li then sings is indeed a perfect A-sharp, which would indicate Zhang Li has perfect pitch, a rare talent only exceptional musicians possess in which they are able to sing or identify any note by ear. See more »
Goofs Charlotte and Lizzie take a bus trip out of Shanghai and they head into a snowy, mountain wilderness. Lettering on the bus reads Shanghai - Tongli. Tongli is a tourist town on the outskirts of Shanghai. Also, in the movie, it's summer in Shanghai. See more »
Movie Connections Featured in Top 10 Best Movie Villains of 2019 (So Far) (2019). See more »
Quotes Paloma: It's Baijiu. Chinese vodka. Two shots will have you fluent in Mandarin.
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