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The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun (2015)

La dame dans l'auto avec des lunettes et un fusil (original title)
Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 18 December 2015 (USA)
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A woman must find out about a crime she is implicated, to prove her innocence.

Director:

Joann Sfar

Writers:

Gilles Marchand (scenario), Patrick Godeau (scenario) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Freya Mavor ... Dany Dorémus
Benjamin Biolay ... Michel Caravaille
Elio Germano ... Stefano, dit Georges (Le jeune homme aux yeux noirs)
Stacy Martin ... Anita
Thierry Hancisse ... Le garagiste (as Thierry Hancisse de la Comédie Française)
Sandrine Laroche Sandrine Laroche ... La femme du garagiste
Frederic Etherlinck Frederic Etherlinck ... Un type de la station service
Alain Bellot Alain Bellot ... L'autre type de la station service
Édouard Giard Édouard Giard ... Le routier bouquet de violettes (as Edouard Giard)
François-Dominique Blin ... Le routier du relais
Noémie Morales Noémie Morales ... Sylvie
Lou Lambrecht ... La petite fille du garagiste
Vera Van Dooren Vera Van Dooren ... La dame qui a vu
Chloé de Grom Chloé de Grom ... La jolie brune
Inès Dubuisson Inès Dubuisson ... La fille au chignon
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Storyline

A secretary steals her boss' car to go joyriding. She visits a seaside town she swears she's never been to, but everyone knows her name. And when a body turns up in the trunk of the car, she is the lead suspect in a murder she knows nothing about. Is she going crazy? Written by Magnolia Pictures

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Country:

France | Belgium

Language:

French

Release Date:

18 December 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun See more »

Filming Locations:

Beez, Belgium

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$688, 25 December 2015, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,033, 10 January 2016
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In the subtitles, the GUN is identified as a SHOTGUN. However, the prop used in this movie (in all scenes where it's clearly visible) is a rifle, aka a gun. See more »

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Version of Dama v ochkakh, s ruzhyom, v avtomobile (2001) See more »

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The Lady In The Car With Glasses On And A Gun
Written by Robert Allan, John Mackie, Paul Mackie
Performed by Scars
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Quite good!
31 December 2015 | by fil-nik09See all my reviews

What an interesting movie! There is something quite Lana Del Reysque about this movie that is really intriguing and beautiful at the same time.

The main female role is perfect. Very convincing. Very French and suitable for this kind of mystery thriller. The title of the movie just adds something unusual to it which goes perfectly with unusual development of the movie. As the girl is on her way to the sea ( that she has never seen) you get the feeling that she is not well mentally...that maybe she has a bipolar dysfunctional personality or something. That even maybe it is something in her glasses that she switches from time to time or even that her bipolar personality has something to do with mirrors... Well, at least, I had that feeling. And the feeling of mystery - I would say - is the predominant in the movie.

It is nicely shot. Keeps you guessing and wondering ... the end with the explanation is really unexpected, but it is fitting.

All in all, quite good! 8 from me.

as it is some 2 hours and 45 minutes to midnight and new 2016, this may very well be the last movie I watched in 2015. Not a bad ending.


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