Asia Argento

Asia Argento

Date of Birth: 20 Sep 1975

Country: Italy

Biography: Aria Asia Anna Maria Vittoria Rossa Argento is an Italian actress and director. Asia Argento started acting at the age of nine, playing a small part in a film by Sergio Citti. She also had a small part in Demons 2, a 1986 film written and produced by her father, at the age of 10, as well as its unofficial sequel, La Chiesa (The Church), when she was 14, and Trauma (1993), when she was 18. She received the David di Donatello (Italy's version of the Academy Award) for Best Actress...(Wikipedia)

Total Credits at Criticker: 50 (Actor), 5 (Director), 4 (Writer)

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    B. Monkey
    The dark and dangerous love story of B. (Argento), a wild and beautiful young girl, and Alan (Harris), the passionate and romantic young schoolteacher who falls head over heels in love with her. (Miramax)
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    Land of the Dead
    What's left of mankind is cordoned off behind the walls of a fortified city while zombies roam the vast wasteland beyond. The few wealthy and powerful try to maintain an illusion of life as it was, dwelling high above the city in the exclusive towers of Fiddler's Green.
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    New Rose Hotel
    Maas and Hosaka are two large Corporations in the future world. They are fighting to get control over the best minds of the world. The best is Hiroshi and at the moment he is working for the Maas Corporation. Fox has accepted an offer to persuade Hiroshi to go over to the Hosaka Corporation. Sandii is a little Italian girl from Japan and she should be the way to get to Hiroshi. X is the man who should train Sandii to break Hiroshi's Heart. But if X falls in love with Sandii? And if the Hosaka Corporation breaks the agreement? And if Sandii is not a little Italian girl? (imdb)
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    Scarlet Diva
    A young Italian actress embarks on a self-destructive spree of sex, drugs and other excess while doing some soul searching to find the path for redemption. (imdb)
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    The Stendhal Syndrome
    Dario Argento's thriller stars the director's daughter Asia as Anna Manni, a policewoman trying to capture a vicious serial rapist and killer. The problem is that she suffers from "Stendhal's syndrome", a psychosomatic disease that gives her dizziness and hallucinations when she is exposed to the sight of paintings and artistic masterpieces. When the maniac lures her into a trap inside Florences' famous Uffizi museum, her troubles are just beginning... (imdb)
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    xXx
    Xander Cage played by Vin Diesel, a rebellious extreme sports athlete is recruited by the NSA to infiltrate a Russian terrorist group called Anarchy 99. He must use his skills and attitude to stop them from launching a deadly attack using a biochemical weapon called "Silent Night."
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    Last Days
    Last Days is filmmaker Gus Van Sant's fictional meditation on the inner turmoil that engulfs a brilliant, but troubled musician in the final hours of his life. (Picturehouse)
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    The Heart Is Deceitful Above All Things
    Based on JT Leroy's novel of the same name, this is the story of Jeremiah, a child who is pulled from his foster home and thrown into a troubled life on the road with his teenage mother Sarah. With Sarah, Jeremiah travels through the country roads of the U.S. and learns first hand about the troubles of the world. (Palm Pictures)
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    Demons 2
    A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down. (imdb)
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    Queen Margot
    The night of August 24, 1572, is known as the Massacre of St. Bartholomew. In France a religious war is raging... (imdb)
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    Trauma
    A young man tries to help a teenage European girl whom escaped from a clinic hospital after witnessing the murder of her parents by a serial killer and they try to find the killer before the killer finds them. (imdb)
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    The Church
    An old Gothic cathedral, built over a mass grave, develops strange powers which trap a number of people inside with ghosts from a 16th Century massacre seeking to resurrect an ancient demon from the bowls of the Earth. (imdb)
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    The Red Siren
    Nearly 13, Alice rebels, telling the Paris police that her mother is a murderer. Alice has no evidence; her mother, Eva, rich and powerful, avoids charges. Alice promptly runs away, determined to find her dad whom she claims lives in Portugal. (imdb)
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    Marie Antoinette
    Sofia Coppola brings to the screen a fresh interpretation of the life of legendary teenage queen Marie Antoinette, France's most misunderstood monarch. (Sony)
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    Phantom of the Opera
    Standard story of the Phantom does have one major variation - The phantom is not a disfigured individual, but rather is an unwashed orphan abandoned in the sewers under the Paris Opera & raised by rats. The Phantom invokes death upon anyone who dares harm his beloved rats. In fact, The Phantom's nemesis is the chief exterminator (Istvan Bubik) who develops a rat-catching machine. (imdb)
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    Une vieille maîtresse
    Secrets, rumors and betrayals surround the upcoming marriage between a young dissolute man and virtuous woman of the French aristocracy. (imdb)
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    Mother of Tears
    An ancient urn is found in a cemetery outside Rome. Once opened, it triggers a series of violent incidents: robberies, rapes and murders increase dramatically, while several mysterious, evil-looking young women coming from all over the world are gathering in the city... (imdb)
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    Boarding Gate
    Miles Rennberg is paid a surprise visit at his Paris office by Sandra. Taunting him, she dissects their prior relationship - a web of masochism, money, manipulation and dependency, pimping her out to dangerous clients for ambiguous reasons. She tells him of her desire to raise enough money to invest in a Beijing nightclub. Miles encourages her to visit him at his apartment. Sandra leaves for her job at an import business, run by a young married couple: Lester and Sue Wong.
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    Transylvania
    Zingarina arrives in Transylvania, accompanied by her close friend Marie and her guide and interpreter Luminitsa. She is not there only to visit this region of Romania but to trace her lover Milan, a musician who has made her pregnant and who left her without a word of explanation. (imdb)
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    De la guerre
    A film director accidentally finds himself locked in a coffin overnight, and is profoundly affected by the experience.
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    Go Go Tales
    A screwball comedy centered on a Manhattan go-go dancing club, where a financial struggle between the owner, his accountant and his silent partner brother threatens the business's future. (imdb)
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    Dario Argento: An Eye for Horror
    Documentary that explores Argento's film career. (imdb)
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    Perdiamoci di vista!
    Gepy is a famous Television presenter who exploits the miseries of others for his own gain. But that's about to change once Arianna enters his world.
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    The Keeper
    When an apparently exemplary cop abducts and secretly imprisons a beautiful dancer, a deadly battle of wills between captor and captive ensues. (imdb)
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    Les misérables
    Les misérables (2000) - TV Mini-Series
    Jean Valjean, a Frenchman of good character and great strength, is convicted of stealing a loaf of bread, an act that sets in motion a lifetime of misery for Valjean, as he is pursued by the uncompromising and brutal lawman Javert. (imdb)
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    Palombella rossa
    Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match, strange guys torment him; they want him to remember his past. (imdb)
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    Cindy: The Doll Is Mine
    Cindy, the Doll is Mine is a short film inspired by a photograph by Cindy Sherman. A brunette takes a photograph of a blonde and, through the two characters being played by Asia Argento, Bonello explores ambiguity and doubling. (MUBI)
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    Ginostra
    An FBI Agent from America and his bride and young child travel to the Sicilian island of Ginostra to solve the murder of a key witness. (imdb)
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    DeGenerazione
    Horror anthology with ten stories directed by Italian directors.
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    Diamond 13
    A cop goes up against his lifelong friend, who has become one of the city's biggest drug traffickers. (imdb)
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    Dracula 3D
    Dario Argento's take on Bram Stoker's classic novel. The tale begins with Jonathan Harker, journeying by train and carriage from England to Count Dracula's crumbling, remote castle situated in the Carpathian Mountains on the border of Transylvania. The purpose of his mission is to catalogue the big library of Dracula. (mubi.com)
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    Do Not Disturb
    In this lively French remake of Humpday, best buds (Yvan Attal and Françcois Cluzet) reunite and revive their friendship on a questionable dare. Can two straight guys really make a gay sex film, together? (tiff.net)
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    Isole
    An eastern European bricklayer looking for work is befriended by a young woman who has retreated into silence and lives with a middle-aged priest. The priest is at war with his sister, the young woman is running from her past and the bricklayer is simply trying to survive, but as their lives intermingle, emotions bubble to the surface (imdb)
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    Love Bites
    Antoine is a social wannabe who drops an elusive aristocrat's name to get into an exclusive party. The name - Jordan - gets him whisked by two burly bodyguards into the office of the host, von Bulow, who won't accept Antoine's admission of lying, gives him $100,000, and promises $900,000 more when led to Jordan. Enticed by the money, Antoine, with the help of his friend Étienne, begins his search. Can he find Jordan, get his reward, and attract the mysterious woman Violaine? (imdb)
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    The Voice Thief
    The Voice Thief (2013) - Short Film
    An opera singer loses her voice when strangled by her husband Noev during a particularly violent argument. Noev quickly regrets his actions and sets out to find her an appropriate new voice by stealing the voices of various female singers.
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    Cadences obstinées
    A former cellist stuck in a dead-end relationship with an obsessive architect
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    Traveling Companion
    In Rome, Cora is a waitress at a club, walks people's dogs, sleeps with various men, kips with pals, and has a salty tongue. She also has a bruised history: her mother's suicide, her brother's mental illness. Ada, a dog-owning client, hires her to follow Ada's aged and courtly father every day. The dad, a retired philology professor, has a touch of dementia, sometimes forgetting where he is; Cora is to keep him in sight, phoning Ada if the professor has difficulties. (imdb)
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    Shongram
    A daring English reporter speaks to an old freedom fighter, who reveals his past and involvement during the 1971 Bangladesh liberation struggle.
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    The Executrix
    A discontented New York family woman called unexpectedly to Tuscany to execute her estranged mother's Will. There, she deciphers visions of her forgotten childhood and confronts a spectral "Lady in Red," whose dark secret unlocks a terrifying destiny. (imdb)
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    Il cielo è sempre più blu
    Vignettes of Roman life feature a jogger, robbers, newlyweds, an opportunistic mechanic and a sadistic meter-maid. (imdb)
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    Gli sfiorati
    For the young Méte, a graphologist fascinated by the psychology hidden behind writing, it's an embarrassing and difficult situation having to take care of his half-sister Belinda, a seventeen-year-old teenager in the balance between everything and nothing, during the second marriage of Méte's father (the only thing the two have in common). To avoid the situation, Méte pretends to be mostly busy with Damiano, a womanizer friend, and Bruno, colleague and separated father. (imdb)
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    Two Masters\
    This documentary features interviews with directors Dario Argento and George Romero, Special Make-Up Effects supervisor Tom Savini, executive producer Claudio Argento, and Asia Argento. The interviewees discuss Edgar Allan Poe’s classic writings and their tone, the conception of Two Evil Eyes, and the film’s stylistic appearance and production history.
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    Dark Glasses
    Diana, a young woman who lost her sight, finds a guide in a Chinese boy named Chin. Together they will track down a dangerous killer through the darkness of Italy.
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    Frida - Viva la vida
    The two sides of Frida Kahlo's spirit: on one side the revolutionary, pioneering artist of contemporary feminism and on the other, the human being, victim of her tortured body and a tormented relationship.
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    Alien Crystal Palace
    A scientist finds the secret that predispose to the formation of the ideal couple. With this new alchemy, he achieves a pioneering experience: the creation of a perfect androgynous. (imdb)
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    Padre Pio
    A Catholic monk struggles with guilt and visions of Christ. At the same time and location, a political conflict builds up to a tragedy.
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    Vera
    Vera lives in the shadow of her famous father. Tired of her superficial life and relationships, she drifts through Roman high society. When she injures a child in a traffic accident in the suburbs, she forms an intense relationship with an eight- year-old boy and his father. But soon she must realize that also in this world she is only an instrument for others.
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    Schirkoa: In Lies We Trust
    A bored office worker may have accidentally sparked a revolution in a bizarre dystopian world.
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    Sans soleil
    As solar flares affect the Earth, Joey, a teenager adopted by a wealthy couple, sees a woman resembling his biological mother who disappeared ten years earlier. As the world around him seems to be on the verge of collapse, he searches again, if only for a moment, for that missing love... (www.liff-mons.be)
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    Dario Argento: Panico
    Dario Argento visits a hotel to write a script, while those who know or admire him praise his movies in interviews. (366weirdmovies.com)
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