The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears

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The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears
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L'étrange couleur des larmes de ton corps
Directed by Hélène Cattet
Bruno Forzani
Written by Bruno Forzani
Hélène Cattet
Starring Klaus Tange
Ursula Bedena
Joe Koener
Cinematography Manuel Dacosse
Edited by Bernard Beets
Production
companies
Anonymes Films
Tobina Film
Epidemic
Release date
Running time
102 minutes
Country Belgium
France
Luxembourg
Language French
Danish
Flemish
Box office $7,182[1]

The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears, originally released as L'étrange couleur des larmes de ton corps, is a 2013 giallo film that was written and directed by Hélène Cattet and Bruno Forzani. It stars Klaus Tange as a man seeking the whereabouts of his missing wife, only to become entangled in a complicated web of lies and murder.[2]

The film, which was a joint production between Belgian, French and Luxembourgian production companies, was given its world premiere on 12 August 2013 at the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and was given a limited theatrical release in the United States in August 2014.[3]

Plot

Dan (Klaus Tange) is an average businessman that has returned home to find that his wife has gone missing. He decides to go from apartment to apartment to see if he can find her, but is unsuccessful in finding his wife. Dan does, however, encounter several people that tell him their own stories and secrets.

Cast

  • Klaus Tange as Dan Kristensen
  • Anna D'Annunzio as Barbara
  • Jean-Michel Vovk as The Inspector
  • Sam Louwyck
  • Ursula Bedena
  • Joe Koener
  • Birgit Yew
  • Hans De Munter
  • Manon Beuchot
  • Romain Roll
  • Lolita Oosterlynck

Reception

Critical reception for The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears has been mixed and the film holds a rating of 47% on Rotten Tomatoes (based on 38 reviews) with the consensus "Bursting with visual style but suffering from a dearth of discernible narrative, The Strange Color of Your Tears is recommended only for giallo enthusiasts."[4] The film also holds a rating of 53 on Metacritic (based on 17 reviews), indicating mixed or average reviews.[5] It received four nominations at the 5th Magritte Awards exclusively in technical categories, winning Best Cinematography.[6]

References

  1. ^ "The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  2. ^ Dowd, A.A. "The Strange Color Of Your Body's Tears tests the limits of stylistic showboating". AV Club. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Box office / business for The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears". IMDb. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  4. ^ "The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  5. ^ "The Strange Color of Your Body's Tears". Metacritic. Retrieved 17 December 2014. 
  6. ^ "Magritte: Pluie de nominations pour les Dardenne et Lucas Belvaux". La Libre Belgique (in French). January 7, 2015. Retrieved January 11, 2015. 

External links

  • Official website
  • The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears on IMDb
  • The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears at Rotten Tomatoes
  • The Strange Colour of Your Body's Tears at Metacritic
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