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Suspiria (2018)

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A darkness swirls at the center of a world-renowned dance company, one that will engulf the artistic director, an ambitious young dancer, and a grieving psychotherapist. Some will succumb to the nightmare. Others will finally wake up.

Director:

Luca Guadagnino

Writers:

Dario Argento (characters), Daria Nicolodi (characters) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Patricia
Tilda Swinton ... Dr. Klemperer / Madame Blanc / Helena Markos (as Lutz Ebersdorf)
Doris Hick Doris Hick ... Frau Sesame
Malgorzata Bela ... Susie's Mother / Death (as Malgosia Bela)
Dakota Johnson ... Susie
Angela Winkler ... Miss Tanner
Vanda Capriolo Vanda Capriolo ... Alberta
Alek Wek ... Miss Millius
Jessica Batut Jessica Batut ... Miss Mandel
Elena Fokina ... Olga
Mia Goth ... Sara
Clémentine Houdart Clémentine Houdart ... Miss Boutaher (as Clementine Houdart)
Ingrid Caven ... Miss Vendegast
Sylvie Testud ... Miss Griffith
Fabrizia Sacchi ... Pavla
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Storyline

Susie Bannion is a young American ballerina who travels to Berlin to study dancing at the Markos Tanz Company, one of the world's most renowned schools under Madame Blanc's management. On her very first day, one of the students who had been recently expelled from the school is murdered. As this appalling happening does not seem to be an isolated occurrence, the brilliant new student soon begins to suspect that the school might be involved in the homicide. Her mistrust heightens when Sarah, one of the girls at the school, tells her that Pat, before being killed, confided to her that she knew and guarded a terrifying dark secret. Written by Domingo Alvarez

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Give your soul to the dance. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing content involving ritualistic violence, bloody images and graphic nudity, and for some language including sexual references | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Italy | USA

Language:

English | German | French | Russian

Release Date:

2 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Suspiria See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$20,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$184,037, 28 October 2018

Gross USA:

$2,483,472

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,942,093
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In order to help distinguish Suspiria (2018) from Suspiria (1977), director Luca Guadagnino chose not to use the vibrant color palette used in the original. See more »

Goofs

When Susie (D. Johnson) is lying on her bed, questioned by Mdme. Blanc (T.Swinton), she (Susie) is first shown from rear, with her feet as on top of one another (left on right): when latterly seen from front (M. Blanc P.O.V.), her left foot now rests (toes now point) over her right foot. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Josef Klemperer: You can give someone your delusion, Sara. That's religion.
[pause]
Dr. Josef Klemperer: That is the Reich.
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

Featured in re:View: Suspiria (re: Make) (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

Unmade
Written and Performed by Thom Yorke
Courtesy of XL Recordings Limited
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User Reviews

 
What a waste of time!
11 May 2019 | by revbish-3See all my reviews

I just didn't get this movie. I was led to watch it because I wanted to see an example of Tilda Swinton's acting. I'm sorry I picked this as an example! I never saw the original '77 movie, so I have no idea what this movie was all about. It was just a totally confusing waste of 2 1/2 hours. Many other good reviews have been posted so mine would just be redundant, and I wouldn't know what to say anyway. Just skip this!


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