Erick Zonca
USA, FRA, Mexico, B 2007
138 min

Julia is 40 and an alcoholic. She is manipulative, unreliable and a notorious liar - but in spite of everything else, she is still an imposing appearance. In between the many vodkas and occasional one-night-stands, Julia manages to scrape together a living by doing one low-paid job after another. But life is getting lonelier and lonelier. Her daily dose of alcohol only serves to strengthen her conviction that she is one of life's losers and that she is not responsible for the chaos she has made of hers so far. In panic and desperation, but also driven by financial necessity, she turns to crime as a way out. But nothing goes as planned and she is forced to go on the run.
There are few film actresses working today who can embrace the extremes of beauty and ugliness as persuasively as Tilda Swinton, and fewer still, I suspect, who have the guts to try. She's a magnificent, bold, sometimes viscerally uncomfortable screen presence, with an otherworldly alabaster glow and a piercing gaze that seems to nail you to your seat. (Mahnola Dargis)

  • Tilda Swinton - Julia
  • Saul Rubinek - Mitch
  • Aidan Gould - Tom
  • Kate del Castillo - Elena
  • Jude Cicolella - Nick
  • Bruno Bichir - Diego
  • Horacio García Rojas - Santos
  • John Belluci - Phillip
  • Erick Zonca
  • Michael Collins
  • Camille Natta
  • Aude Py
  • Yorick Le Saux
  • Pierre Mertens
  • Gert Janssen
  • Philippe van Leer
  • Philippe Kotlarski
  • Pollard Berrier
  • Darius Keeler
  • François-Renaud Labarthe
  • April Napier
Les Productions Bagheera, Le Bureau, The 7th Floor, France 3 Cinéma, Jaibol Films, Motion Investment Group, Studio Canal

Studio Canal 1, place du Spectacle 92863 Issy-Les-Moulineaux, Frankreich T +33 1 71 35 09 00

Filmladen Mariahilfer Straße 58/7, 1070 Wien T 1 523 43 62 0
35 mm
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