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The Cry of the Owl

The Cry of the Owl

The Cry of the Owl is a 2009 thriller film based on Patricia Highsmith's book of the same name. The British-Canadian-French-German co-production was directed by Jamie Thraves and stars Paddy Considine, Julia Stiles, and Karl Pruner. This is the third filming of the book after the 1987 French film adaptation by Claude Chabrol and a German TV adaptation titled Der Schrei der Eule, also dating from 1987. After Robert Forrester is caught by Jenny Thierolf, the girl he has been spying on, he in turn becomes the victim of her obtrusive advances. The disappearance of Jenny's fiancé Greg after a fight with Robert marks the beginning of a series of dangerous and ultimately fatal ... more on Wikipedia

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