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  • Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
  • Release Date: 7 October 2011 (Turkey)
  • Filming Location: Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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  • IMDb page: Faces in the Crowd (2011)
  • Rate: 5.5/10 total 5,323 votes 
  • Genre: Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller
  • Release Date: 7 October 2011 (Turkey)
  • Filming Location: Esplanade Riel pedestrian bridge, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • Budget: $15,000,000(estimated)
  • Director: Julien Magnat
  • Stars: Milla Jovovich, Julian McMahon and David Atrakchi
  • Original Music By: John McCarthy   
  • Plot Keyword: Body Part In Title | Part Of The Body In Title

Writing Credits By:

    (in alphabetical order)

  • Julien Magnat  screenplay
  • Kelly Smith  script consultant

Known Trivia

    Goofs: Factual errors: Anna checks her Facebook account where her birthday is shown as Jan 22nd. However, on a couple of occasions, she is shown to be checking her newspaper horoscope under the 'Taurus' section. A person born on Jan 22nd is an Aquarian.

    Plot: A horror-thriller centered on a woman living with "face-blindness" after surviving a serial killer's attack. As she lives with her condition, one in which facial features change each time she loses sight of them, the killer closes in. Full summary » |  »

    Story: The elementary school teacher Anna Marchant lives with her boyfriend Bryce in a nice apartment and every now and then she meets her best friends Francine and Nina to drink and talk. When Anna is crossing a bridge to meet Bryce, she sees an infamous serial-killer killing a woman. Anna runs but she is attacked by the killer and she falls off the bridge and hits her head. Anna stays in coma for a week and when she awakes, she learns that she has brain damage followed by Prosopagnosia, a disorder of face perception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while the ability to recognize other objects may be relatively intact. The police detective Sam Kerrest unsuccessfully tries to force Anna to remember the face of the serial-killer. Now the serial-killer knows that Anna has seen his face, but she is incapable of even recognizing Bryce and her close friends.Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  

    FullCast & Crew

    Produced By:

    • Rhonda Baker known as line producer
    • Jamie Brown known as executive producer
    • Gianluca Chakra known as executive producer
    • David Cormican known as executive producer
    • Gerard Damaer known as executive producer
    • Nadine DeBarros known as executive producer
    • Kevin DeWalt known as producer
    • Lisa Donahue known as executive producer
    • Becki Hui known as associate producer
    • Milla Jovovich known as executive producer
    • Jean-Charles Levy known as producer
    • Nicolas Manuel known as executive producer
    • Danielle Masters known as associate producer
    • Scott Mednick known as executive producer
    • Clément Miserez known as producer
    • Mark Montague known as executive producer
    • Christopher Petzel known as executive producer
    • Olivier Piasentin known as executive producer
    • Laurent Soregaroli known as executive producer
    • Frank White known as executive producer
    • Sylvain White known as executive producer

    FullCast & Crew:

    • Milla Jovovich known as Anna Marchant
    • Julian McMahon known as Sam Kerrest
    • David Atrakchi known as Lanyon
    • Michael Shanks known as Bryce
    • Marianne Faithfull known as Dr. Langenkamp
    • Sarah Wayne Callies known as Francine
    • Valentina Vargas known as Nina
    • Apollonia Vanova known as Anna #4
    • Nels Lennarson known as Kerrest #2
    • Chris Kalhoon known as Kerrest #3
    • Aaron Hughes known as Guy1 Kerrest – Guy2 Lanyon
    • Aaron Grain known as Lanyon #2
    • Jason Wishnowski known as Lanyon #4
    • Sebastien Roberts known as Lanyon / Stranger / Lurker
    • David Ingram known as Bryce #2
    • Anthony Lemke known as Bryce #3
    • Stephen Huszar known as Bryce #4
    • Darcy Fehr known as Bryce #7
    • Adam Harrington known as Bryce #8 (as Adam John Harrington)
    • Stephen Gomori known as Bryce #10
    • Jeff Pangman known as Bryce #11
    • Stephan Dubeau known as Bryce #12
    • Jenn Bird known as Francine #2
    • Kirsten Robek known as Francine #3
    • Judy Dougall known as Francine #5
    • Krysia Andrzejczak known as Nina #2
    • Medina Hahn known as Nina #4
    • Sandrine Holt known as Nina #6
    • Coady Mayo known as Nicholas
    • John B. Lowe known as Headmaster
    • Claire Thomas known as Lydia #3
    • Tyhr Trubiak known as Uniformed Officer
    • Onalee Ames known as Mother
    • Edgar Governo known as Dance Club Patron
    • Alicia Johnston known as Robert's Mom
    • Kevin Klein known as Priest 1
    • Stephen Powell known as Bryce #8
    • Dennis Scullard known as Suspect Number 5
    • Stephen Eric McIntyre known as Dazed Suspect with Cigar (uncredited)

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    Supporting Department

    Makeup Department:
    • Brenda Magalas known as makeup artist
    • Doug Morrow known as makeup department head
    • Pina Robinson known as key hair stylist
    • Catherina Saites known as hair stylist
    • Christina Smith known as personal makeup artist: Milla Jovovich
    • Vincent Sullivan known as personal hair stylist: Milla Jovovich

    Art Department:

    • Ryan Berzuk known as assistant property master
    • Lloyd Brandson known as key scenic artist
    • Nick Burns known as storyboard artist
    • Jonathan Delerue known as storyboard artist
    • Greg Erickson known as scenic carpenter
    • Jason Gibbs known as assistant property master
    • Charles Gustafson known as lead painter
    • Scott Hadaller known as graphic artist
    • Ted Hnatishin known as on-set carpenter
    • Katelynd Johnston known as props assistant
    • James Madden known as scenic artist
    • Robb Paraskevopoulos known as set dresser
    • Jay Robertson known as property master
    • Brian Smith known as construction coordinator
    • Chris Sol known as head carpenter
    • Mark Sol known as carpenter
    • Laura Souter known as art department coordinator
    • Andrea Spakowski known as assistant art director

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    Company

    Production Companies:

    • Forecast Pictures
    • Frantic Films Live Action Productions
    • Minds Eye Entertainment
    • Radar Films

    Other Companies:

    • Aslan Charles Kousetta  legal services for Aura Film Partnership

    Distributors:

    • Nikkatsu (2012) (Japan) (theatrical)
    • Calinos Entertainment (2011) (Turkey) (all media)
    • E1 Films Canada (2011) (Canada) (DVD)
    • E1 Films Canada (2011) (Canada) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
    • Gulf Film (2011) (United Arab Emirates) (all media) (Middle East)
    • Gussi Artecinema (2011) (Mexico) (all media)
    • Leopolis (2011) (Russia) (all media)
    • Millennium Entertainment (2011) (USA) (DVD) (Blu-ray)
    • Mongkol Major (2012) (Thailand) (all media)
    • Roadshow Entertainment (2011) (Australia) (DVD)
    • Showtime (2011) (South Korea) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Bangladesh) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Bhutan) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (India) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Maldives) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Nepal) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Pakistan) (all media)
    • Tanweer Films (2011) (Sri Lanka) (all media)
    • Village Roadshow Greece S.A. (2011) (Greece) (all media)
    • Wild Bunch (2011) (Germany) (all media)

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    Other Stuff

    Visual Effects by:
    • Colin Hubick known as visual effects supervisor
    • Tom Mayclim known as scanning/recording
    • Alison Schouten known as dustbusting lead
    • Chris Wallace known as digital intermediate colourist
    • Motassem Younes known as digital effects

    Release Date:

    • Canada 16 September 2011 (Atlantic Film Festival) (premiere)
    • Turkey 7 October 2011
    • Brazil 25 October 2011 (DVD premiere)
    • USA 25 October 2011 (DVD premiere) (Blu-ray premiere)
    • UK 30 October 2011 (Film4 FrightFest)
    • Spain 14 November 2011 (TV premiere)
    • Hungary 7 December 2011 (DVD premiere)
    • UK 2 January 2012 (Blu-ray premiere)
    • UK 9 January 2012 (DVD premiere)
    • Japan 12 May 2012

    MPAA: Rated R for disturbing violent content and some sexuality

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    Filmography links and data courtesy of The Internet Movie Database


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    10 Comments

    1. hipcheck from United States
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      The opening montage is artful and interesting, and as you're watchingthe movie, you probably are interested in the premise, that life wouldbe very complicated if you couldn't recognize faces any longer. So yousit back and prepare for something that might be along the lines of"Insomnia", an thriller with a real foundation in psychologicalmanipulation, with twists and surprises to keep you guessing.

      And after that opening montage, it's pretty much all just clichés andtired plot devices and stale acting. We've seen the leads do muchbetter than this. The 'filler' scenes are so trite they feel like theywere written and shot in one take. And the 'action' scenes are shot ina way that does engage us at all. And as for the plot itself… have weever seen a woman fleeing a villain and trip before? Have we seen theprotagonist stuck in a situation where the hero has to rush to save herbut he can't get to her quickly? And finally, the main crux of thefilm, the face blindness, is interesting for about three minutes, andthen it gets incredibly stale, and yet we have to sit through anotherhour+ of it. Give this story to Chris Nolan and you'd have somethingfantastic – but this incarnation of it is really not worth wasting thetime on.

    2. Lloyd Bayer (lrbthe3rd@gmail.com) from Dubai, United Arab Emirates
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      I have mixed reactions after watching this movie. In some ways, themovie has exceeded my expectations, but then lets it down again andagain.

      On the positive side, there hasn't been a good whodunit murder mysteryin a long time. Taking that into consideration, this movie is a welcomechange and even starts of as a good murder mystery. Another welcomechange is having Milla Jovovich in a more meaningful role as comparedto her heroic association with the "Resident Evil" franchise. As AnnaMerchant, Jovovich is a primary school teacher who witnesses a horrificmurder after a night out with her friends. Dubbed "Tearjerk Jack" forviolating women after killing them and then weeping over their lifelessbodies, the serial killer chases Anna until she falls off a bridge. Twoweeks later, Anna wakes up in a hospital with a rare condition known asProsopagnosia or Face Blindness where her ability to recognize faces isimpaired. The disorder becomes an ordeal when she can no longerrecognize her friends, the children she teaches and even people closeto her like her father. After therapy, Anna realizes that FaceBlindness is a serious disorder unless she learns to cope with it. Inthe process, she gets close to detective Kerrest (Julian McMahon) andlearns that the serial killer is still at large. Worse, the killerknows of her condition and is now closing in to finish the job.

      Written and directed by Julian Magnat, the concept is almost originaland suffices as a thriller. Anna's confusion is actually felt becauseMagnat uses an average of 3 to 4 actors for each character in themovie. Anna's boyfriend Bryce, played by Michael Shanks, is also playedby about 10 other actors. This premise works to some extant by placingthe audience in Anna's perspective and each time we see differentfaces. Prosopagnosia is an actual disorder and portraying it in thismovie is a definite tick mark for Magnat. Then it all goes downhill.The rest of the movie becomes so clichéd, it gets to be annoyinglypredictable. With most whodunits, the audience is always introduced tothe killer, sometimes very early in the plot, before unveiling who thekiller is. With this movie, Magnat does the same, but places the killerin easy reach of Anna. So why then should we wait till the end of themovie for the killer to strike? Obviously because the film has to bemade with a minimum runtime of 100 minutes! But it doesn't stop there.The ending has to be the mother of all clichés when Anna cannot tellthe difference between the hero and the killer because they wear thesame clothes. Another negative aspect is the unnecessary romance thrownin. In all of this mess, Anna is romantically inclined to onecharacter, who happens to have the only face she can recognize. Gofigure!

      For a thriller, Milla Jovovich is not bad as the lead character. No wayis she getting anywhere near an Oscar for her performance here, but herportrayal is definitely better than some of her other releases. I can'treally say much about the other actors as there are various actors thatkeep switching each time Anna encounters another character. Since thisis Magnat's second foray as director and first as screenwriter, I don'twant to be too harsh on the outcome. As a learning curve, if he hadpaid a little more attention to the plot and it's execution in thefinal act, this could have been a master thriller.

      Watch it if you have to, but on a lazy day. As an alternative, Irecommend 1992's "Blink", a similar concept but with a better finish,starring the lovely Madeleine Stowe.

    3. Girish Winchester (girish20789@gmail.com) from Bangalore, India
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      Anna Marchant (Milla Jovovich) is primary school teacher who haseverything one could need; a loving boyfriend and basically a goodlife. One day, on her way home she witnesses the murder of a woman. Theperpetrator turns out to be the notorious serial killer – "TearjerkJack/Killer" who cries over the dead women he has killed. He noticesAnna and attacks her. During the scuffle, Anna tips over the railingsand falls into the river while hitting her head and suffering aconcussion. When she wakes up in the hospital, she can no longerrecognize her friends faces. No face looks the same to her twice. Shesuffers from a real-life medical problem 'face blindness' and can'teven recognize her own self in the mirror. The real horrifying part isthat the killer is after her as she has seen his face. But Anna cannotdefend herself since she has no idea what anybody really look like.

      'Faces in the Crowd' had a highly intriguing premise which wasn'treally exploited. When one loses the ability to recognize faces, theirlife will be in turmoil naturally. Add a serial killer into the fray,you have a hot potboiler of a tale to tell. The film starts out with abang, but then whimpers and limps to the end. Well, the ending wasn'treally dreadful. But still the writing was far too uninspired, whilethe direction didn't add anything to help it. Of all the othercharacters, I found the woman doctor to be highly annoying. She givesphilosophical answers to difficult questions. I suspected who theserial killer would be halfway through the movie and it turned out Iwas right. Its bit of a cliché actually. I know many disagree with meon this, but I have to say Milla Jovovich is a fantastic actress andthis movie actually proved it. She gives one of the best actingperformances of her life even though the writing was lackluster. Shewas the sole shining gem in this movie and made it worth watching. ButI wouldn't recommend this movie to anybody unless you really love MillaJovovich.

      5/10

    4. hic66 from Canada
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      Wow…there is such a condition…Prosopagnosia….and i thought it's amade up condition just to carry the plot of the movie. It is a disorderof face perception where the ability to recognize faces isimpaired…so you can see where this can definitely become a nightmarein reality.

      Faces in the Crowd is a direct-to-DVD release which surprisinglyexceeds expectations. From being her fan in the Resident Evil franchisewhere acting is put in the back seats to blockbuster action, Milla'stransition from an action heroine to a emotionally distraught survivorin a close encounter with the serial killer "tear jerk jack" becomesevident and worthy of applause. Trying to figure out who the serialkiller is made a challenge even for the audience since we are not giventhe true "face" of the killer as his face changes throughout hisencounters with Milla (Anna). This helps with the "whodunit" aspect ofthe movie……..BUT…having said that, **MINOR SPOILER***….it'sstill too obvious who the killer is. That's the problem with this andevery Hollywood crime movie, in reality the killer is never someone youknow or would have any associations with. The chances of being incontact with a serial killer is probably like winning the lottery, eventhe $10 jackpot. The premise was certainly compelling and what got meto watching this (well, and Milla), but with this typical Hollywoodflaw of "I'll make the serial killer someone near you", it dummies upthe movie and makes it a cliché instantly. If they only made the killera total stranger, it would have been a smart thriller…

      Julian McMahon's character as the detective on the case is alright.Nothing spectacular but does his job (could do without the slight beerbelly and the grubby look though). But the writer just had to make himinto a love interest of Anna? LOL.

    5. Claudio Carvalho from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      The elementary school teacher Anna Marchant (Milla Jovovich) lives withher boyfriend Bryce (Michael Shanks) in a nice apartment and every nowand then she meets her best friends Francine (Sarah Wayne Callies) andNina (Valentina Vargas) to drink and talk. When Anna is crossing abridge to meet Bryce, she sees the infamous serial-killer Tearjerk Jackkilling a woman. Anna runs but she is attacked by the killer and shefalls off the bridge and hits her head on a structure.

      Anna stays in coma for a week and when she awakes, she learns that shehad a brain damage followed by Prosopagnosia, a disorder of faceperception where the ability to recognize faces is impaired, while theability to recognize other objects may be relatively intact. The policedetective Sam Kerrest (Julian McMahon) unsuccessfully tries to forceAnna to remember the face of the serial-killer. Now the serial-killerknows that Anna has seen his face, but she is incapable to evenrecognize Bryce and her close friends.

      "Faces in the Crowd" could have been a good movie, but unfortunately isjust an average thriller. This is the first time that I hear anythingabout Prosopagnosia, and this theme could have been better explored.

      The gorgeous Sarah Wayne Callies, from "Prison Break" and "The WalkingDead", wears an awful haircut. My vote is five.

      Title (Brazil): "Visões de um Crime" ("Visions of a Crime")

    6. ussfa344 from United States
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      Wow, there are a whole lot of reviews discussing prosopagnosia by folksthat have never experienced this condition but want to speak asauthorities. Shame-shame… There are two types of prosopagnosia;acquired and developmental. Folks like my wife, with developmentalprosopagnosia, had the condition their entire life from some unknownetiology and developed coping skills since birth. Those like me, withacquired prosopagnosia, lived a portion of our lives without thecondition and obviously developed no coping skills in advance.

      Those that cite voice recognition as a flaw in the movie have zeroknowledge of acquired prosopagnosia. Sure the voices are indeed quitefamiliar, but they are coming out of unfamiliar faces. That presentsconfusion far beyond just not recognizing faces. In fact, in my case itinterfered with my ability to develop coping skills. It took me over 10years to overcome this confusion brought on by voice recognition anddevelop real usable coping skills. I have now had this condition forover 40 years and my coping skills are still sorely lacking compared tomy wife's as she developed them throughout her life and neverexperienced what I call being blinded by the face — letting facerecognition when I was "normal" make living with prosopagnosia thatmuch more difficult.

      I suggest that everyone who "sees" flaws in the movie see it again.This time with the knowledge that things such as familiar voice, gait,mannerisms, clothing and situations only heighten the confusion whenone first acquires this extremely rare condition. Perhaps it will makefar more sense to those that gave negative reviews about something ofwhich they are totally ignorant.

    7. Flow from Romania
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      OK, the idea of the movie was quite lovely, didn't expect it, neverseen it before therefore I'll have to start with some praises but endit with less enthusiasm sadly. The movie flows nicely, we learn moreabout Anna's condition, some tension building up, we start to suspectone or the other and then, well it becomes quite clear who the killeris. And from that point on, of course, things aren't that interestinganymore considering the fact that the thrill kinda lost its touch.Nevertheless, overall, it is a nice breath of fresh air really, trustme you can do a whole lot worse than this one, just keep in mind it'snot really a horror, more of a thriller with some horror elementsincorporated but few at number.

      Also, if you liked it, and you probably will, you MUST try "Julia'sEyes"! You can call these 2 movies, step sisters to be honest, in myopinion, the Spanish one wins tho!

      So, don't waste more time, try it out, try both of them out, nice adderto the gender!

    8. Robert Collins from United States
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      After viewing the trailer for this virtually unknown thriller I gotexcited for two reasons, firstly it stars Milla Jovovich who isexceptional in everything and also because the story looked extremelyoriginal, and after viewing, it doesn't disappoint. The story is verydifferent to the usual thriller, a serial killer is stalking women andMilla witnesses one of the murders, the murderer chases her and throwsher over a bridge where she hits her head which causes her to get faceblindness, which in turn prevents her from identifying the killer andalso puts a severe strain on her personal and work life. The subsequentman hunt for the killer is a cracking thrill ride which will keep youon your toes for the entire duration.

      This movie boasts a knockout performance by Milla Jovovich, she is somuch more than an action star zombie killer, she has a terrific rangeand is able to make any character believable, she is just amazing ineverything I see her in, I do hope she continues to land complex roleslike this one because she is so great and infinitely watchable.

      The story at times goes off track, towards the end it starts to bringin a romance element which is unnecessary but it's only a minorannoyance, the rest of the movie being great makes up for it. Thesupporting cast are also good, Australia's own Julian McMahon does thetough cop act perfectly, and Marianne Fairhfull does her cool voicething very well. The use of different actors playing the samecharacters was definitely a smart move for this movie, it adds a lot tothe whole face blindness element, the director could have been cheapand used cgi to augment people's faces but he doesn't and it's betterthat way.

      Face Blindness is a disease I have never heard of before, I don't knowIf it's even a real disease but my god it sounds scary, it would trulybe a life ruining debilitation. So if you love Milla Jovovich, lovethrillers or just after something highly original, check this out.Enjoy.

    9. M De Storm (marcusdestorm@gmail.com) from United Kingdom
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      It is of no surprise that Milla is on top form with her acting in thismovie, as she was with "The Fourth Kind", no additional martial arts orbutt kicking's in this feature. The film opens with Anna (Jovovich)leaving a cocktail bar after having a drink with friends, only towitness a horrific murder to which she is chased and cornered by thekiller upon a bridge. Accidentally falling into the freezing cold riverwater below, Anna awakens in the hospital with no memory of theincident leading up to her plunge. This is not the worst of it,however, as she is diagnosed with "Face-Blindness"; a condition whichis rarely (If not impossible) to cure, and which distorts the facialfeatures of everyone that the patient sees day after day. One day itcould be a vague face for a man and woman, the next day a completelydifferent face altogether. This does not help when somewhere out thereis a serial killer taking advantage of your "Face Blindness" condition.

      For Anna, her condition is being dealt with daily, while for her, sheknows who the serial killer is, but with the "Face Blindness" shewouldn't know if that killer was stood next to her at any given moment.Not long after being released from the hospital Anna becomes distressedin the fact that she is waking up every morning to a different man –but the same Husband.

      Self-assigned Detective Kerrest (Julian McMahon of Charmed televisionseries) brings in the strange and weirdness of crossover channels as hetakes Anna to the safe haven island of…yeah, Cole Island (Charmed fanswill know that Julian played the character known as Cole in the hit TVseries). Here Anna and Kerrest spend a lot of time together and becomevery close, too, which may or may not help with the case or the findingof the killer.

      We found "Faces In The Crowd" very well written, thrilling enough tokeep us all guessing on who the real serial killer was, and most ofall, we found the acting more tolerable than first thought – as thereare two actors here, Shanks and McMahon, from television successes –acting alongside such a strong cinema actresses as Milla Jovovich andMarianne Faithful.

      The condition which Anna has after her accident is emotionally chargedand at the same time sympathised by the viewer (we believe) as shestruggles with the changing faces and the frustration in which shefeels when the voices of friends are there, just not the friendly warmfaces that she has lived to respect and love…not even that of her ownFather.

      DVD Archive Rating: 8/10

    10. Robert W. (Robert_duder@hotmail.com) from Ontario, Canada
      29 Mar 2012, 3:13 pm

      The concept of this movie, the premise of 'face-blindness' is reallyinteresting. When major characters in the film suddenly change actorsbecause she can't remember what they looked like…that is a reallycool idea and premise. It is the only thing saving this dreadful messfrom being a complete zero. With this unique idea the story is lost andslapped together. The performances are uninspiring and the charactersare boring. It doesn't know whether its a mystery, a thriller, or anaction movie, or even a drama.

      Milla Jovovich is a Hollywood calibre star in my opinion. She is agreat actress, and has terrific chemistry…usually. In this film,which I can only imagine she did as a favour, she is a complete mess.She looks silly and acts like a B-Movie horror scream queen. Hercharacter is vapid and empty. Julian McMahon plays the tough and angrypolice detective who becomes involved with Jovovich. He has a solidcharacter and does a decent job but the story eventually bogs down hispotential and leaves his character empty. Its sort of hard to pin pointany other performances in the film because the characters change actorsso much. Her boyfriend Bryce seems to change actors a dozen times inthe film so its hard to say who played who the best. It doesn't mattermuch because the film is just so hard to follow and never finds anyspecific path.

      Director and writer Julien Magnat probably thinks he made some sort ofbrilliant artistic feat. In fact its a mess and I don't know how or whyit got made. It doesn't seem to suffer from being low budget and yetthe ideas in the movie get so skewed and I think the film tries to telltoo much and too many ideas all at once. I think it should have been athriller about a woman tracking a serial killer she can't identify butthat whole premise is completely lost. Skip this so called thrillerbecause its a definite miss. 5/10

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