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Nocturnal Animals (2016)

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A wealthy art gallery owner is haunted by her ex-husband's novel, a violent thriller she interprets as a symbolic revenge tale.

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A "story inside a story," in which the first part follows a woman named Susan who receives a book manuscript from her ex-husband, a man whom she left 20 years earlier, asking for her opinion. The second element follows the actual manuscript, called "Nocturnal Animals," which revolves around a man whose family vacation turns violent and deadly. It also continues to follow the story of Susan, who finds herself recalling her first marriage and confronting some dark truths about herself.

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When you love someone you can't just throw it away

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Rated R for violence, menace, graphic nudity, and language | See all certifications »

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9 December 2016 (USA)  »

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$22,500,000 (estimated)

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$492,648 (USA) (18 November 2016)

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$10,428,841 (USA) (6 January 2017)
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Originally, Tom Ford intended to make two films based on Wright's novel: one which departed from the source's original story, and another which stuck to it. See more »

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Edward Sheffield: When someone loves you, you have to be careful with it!
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Referenced in Breakfast: Episode dated 16 October 2016 (2016) See more »

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10 December 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Good acting, good camera work, decent 'noire' does not a good movie make. This movie was so up it's own hole I wish I was having a seizure to make watching it more interesting. It could have been a decent movie, if it were one movie, rather it's several pieces of hit mushed together asking to be a polished turd. Literally a bad book wrapped into two awful movies. You can obviously tell there are cut out scenes due to garbage editing. That being said kudos to the editor because taking more out of this terrible film only made it better.

Good acting.

Skip this movie.


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