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After Fall, Winter (2011)

Not Rated | | Drama, Romance | 27 January 2012 (USA)
WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ... See full summary »

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Eric Schaeffer

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Schaeffer ... Michael
Lizzie Brocheré ... Sophie
Marie Luneau Marie Luneau ... Anais
Christian Mulot Christian Mulot ... Charles
Sylvie Loeillet Sylvie Loeillet ... Natalie
Niseema Theillaud Niseema Theillaud ... Sophie's Mother
Heather Aitken Heather Aitken ... Head Nurse
Rebecca James Rebecca James ... Nurse
Matthias Van Khache ... Antoine
Murielle Huet des Aunay Murielle Huet des Aunay ... Domina X (as Muriel Huet Des Aunay)
Akéla Sari Akéla Sari ... Gypsy (as Akela Sari)
Deborah Twiss ... Caroline
Anna Gaylor Anna Gaylor ... Cécile
Manuel Bonnet Manuel Bonnet ... Robert
Chloé Stefani Chloé Stefani ... Hooker Veronica (as Chloe Stefani)
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Storyline

WINTER is a dangerous, sexy, poignant and at times darkly funny story about two people who desperately want intimacy but have fashioned lives of reclusivity and emotional fracture which ultimately spells the doom of their great love. WINTER begins with Michael, in his mid forties, suicidal about his writing career, which once flourished and now is on a downturn. He leaves his home in New York and goes to Paris in hopes of igniting his passion for writing and life. He also has a penchant for S and M. Soon after is arrival he meets Sophie, a sexy, smart, soulful, nurse who helps dying people transition to the after world. She and Michael instantly have chemistry albeit combative. Sophie has a secret. Her other job is being a dominatrix. Throughout the film, Sophie is nursing a little girl, Anais, who is dying of leukemia. Written by Anonymous

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Drama | Romance

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Country:

France

Language:

English | French

Release Date:

27 January 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

За осенью следует зима See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

This is a sequel to Schaefer's film "Fall," released in the late 90's. See more »

Quotes

Michael: I lied... it was always devastating. Always a crucifixion. What women will never understand is the weight of having to be the constant pursuer... and the pain of every death when it's a no.
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Connections

Follows Fall (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Green (You Can't Touch Me)
Written by Amanda Kravat and Charlton Pettus
Performed by Amanda Kravat
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Relationship Movie at It's Rawest
2 February 2012 | by shanna-282-519920See all my reviews

After Fall, Winter isn't a perfect movie, but the levels it goes to examine relationships at their most delicate hits home with anyone. Schaeffer has an amazing ability to create three dimensional characters who's flaws and problems feel real. To me that is the best of After Fall, Winter - the characters and world created. We don't have heroes with "first world problems," we have people we have seen in our everyday lives, right up there on the screen. The cast did an amazing job at accomplishing this task.

A very impressive character study, I would recommend this film to anyone sick of watching rich people fall in love in NYC and live happily ever after (which I hope is the majority of film lovers).


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