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Frankie & Alice (2010)

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A drama centered on a go-go dancer with multiple personality disorder who struggles to remain her true self and begins working with a psychotherapist to uncover the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her.

Director:

Geoffrey Sax

Writers:

Cheryl Edwards (screenplay), Marko King (screenplay) | 7 more credits »
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Halle Berry ... Frankie
Stellan Skarsgård ... Oz
Phylicia Rashad ... Edna
Chandra Wilson ... Maxine
Alex Diakun ... Hal
Joanne Baron ... Nurse Susan Shaw
Brian Markinson ... Dr. Backman
Matt Frewer ... Dr. Strassfield
Rosalyn Coleman ... Pearl
Sean Tyson ... Rich Fat Cat
Melanie Papalia ... Tina
Kira Clavell ... Wanda
Joey Bothwell ... Trish
Adrian Holmes ... Cliff
James Kirk ... Bobby
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Storyline

The story of a go-go dancer with multiple personalities struggling to remain her true self while fighting against two very unique alter egos: a seven-year-old child named Genius and a Southern white racist woman named Alice. In order to stop the multiple voices in her head, Frankie works together with a psychotherapist to uncover and overcome the mystery of the inner ghosts that haunt her. Written by CodeBlack Entertainment

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some sexual content, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 August 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Frankie & Alice: Διχασμένη See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,768, 12 December 2010, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$693,181, 27 April 2014
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Both Halle Berry and James Kirk previously co-starred in X2: X-Men United (2003). See more »

Quotes

Oz: If you were to go to sleep one night and awake to find, that by some unknown agency, you had been transported to a cold, dark cave, the rational mind provides for one of only five possible explanations. One, "I'm dead." Two, "I'm dreaming." Three, "Somebody played a trick on me." Four, "I'm crazy."
Frankie Murdoch: Or?
Oz: Or Five..."I am in a cave."
Frankie Murdoch: I get it, Doc. You're trying to say I'm crazy.
Oz: Or somebody played a trick on you.
Frankie Murdoch: Who?
Oz: You.
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Featured in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Episode #19.52 (2010) See more »

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I Just Want to Make Love to You
Written by Willie Dixon
Published by HOOCHIE COOCHIE MUSIC (BMI) administered by Bug
Performed by Etta James
Courtesy of Universal Records under license from Universal Music Canada
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If anyone EVER deserved an Oscar, it's Halle for this performance!!
21 January 2011 | by mjorgensen62See all my reviews

First of all, let me assure you that I have absolutely no financial ties to this movie. That being said, let me tell you that I do now have a PSYCHOLOGICAL tie to this movie. By now, you know that this is a split- personality movie. Joanne Woodward won an Oscar for "Three Faces of Eve"; Sally Field won an Emmy for "Sybil". HALLE BERRY IS BETTER!!! Watch her performance, and, without CGI or special effects, you'll see her change from an "exotic dancer (ie: stripper)", to a racist, to a little girl. You'll be sucked in to the story. Then you'll be on the edge of your seat with tears in your eyes when, at the end, the terrible crisis from her youth is starkly revealed. And yet, the written epilogue just before the closing credits is uplifting and hopeful. If EVER there was a "must-see" movie, THIS IS IT!!


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