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Greta (2018)

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A young woman befriends a lonely widow who's harboring a dark and deadly agenda toward her.

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Neil Jordan

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Ray Wright (story by), Ray Wright (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Isabelle Huppert ... Greta Hideg
Chloë Grace Moretz ... Frances McCullen
Maika Monroe ... Erica Penn
Jane Perry ... Animal Shelter Worker
Jeff Hiller ... Maitre D' Henri
Parker Sawyers ... Park Hill Manager
Brandon Lee Sears Brandon Lee Sears ... Flower Delivery Man
Arthur Lee ... Korean Couple
Rosa Escoda ... Korean Couple
Jessica Preddy ... Park Hill Bartender
Thaddeus Daniels ... Officer Deroy
Raven Dauda ... Officer Regan
Colm Feore ... Chris McCullen
Zawe Ashton ... Alexa Hammond
Nagisa Morimoto Nagisa Morimoto ... Park Hill Waitress
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Storyline

Frances (Chloë Grace Moretz), a sweet, naïve young woman trying to make it on her own in New York City, doesn't think twice about returning the handbag she finds on the subway to its rightful owner. That owner Greta (Isabelle Huppert), an eccentric French piano teacher with a love for classical music and an aching loneliness. Having recently lost her mother, Frances quickly grows closer to widowed Greta. The two become fast friends - but Greta's maternal charm begin to dissolve and grow increasingly disturbing as Frances discovers that nothing in Greta's life is what it seems in this suspense thriller directed by Academy Award winner Neil Jordan.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is Isabelle Huppert's second time playing a piano teacher in a psychological thriller, having also played one in the thriller The Piano Teacher (2001). See more »

Goofs

When Greta and Frances get in the cab, the medallion number on the license plate doesn't match the one on the top of the cab, which they have to in NYC. See more »

Quotes

Frances McCullen: Are you insane?
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Connections

Featured in The Cinema Snob: Diary of a Mad Black Woman (2019) See more »

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Salt
Written by Anna Jordan (IMRO)
Performed by SELK
Courtesy of Silent Sea Records
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Worth seeing
7 July 2019 | by mjsregSee all my reviews

I don't know what film all the negative reviewers were watching - it certainly wasn't this one!

This is a film that is well produced with a strong story-line and excellent acting by all the cast.

Isabelle Huppert gives a convincing and strong performance as Greta that sucks you in to her mind.

I don't want to give anything away, just to say that if you like a film you can really get in to and like a bit of madness - this is one for you.


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Country:

Ireland | USA

Language:

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Release Date:

1 March 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,481,910, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$10,532,219

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,653,107
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