R | | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
The rivalry between the manipulative boss of an advertising agency and her talented protégée escalates from stealing credit to public humiliation to murder.
According to Brian De Palma, the lead actresses arrived in Berlin a week before shooting started to rehearse the screenplay and had a lot of suggestions for the relationship of the characters, including making the lesbian subtext a more obvious element of the story. De Palma found himself overwhelmed with changing the screenplay so close to shooting, so he brought in Natalie Carter, co-writer of Love Crime (2010) by Alain Corneau, on which Passion (2012) is based on, and she re-wrote some scenes to accommodate Rapace and McAdams.
I woke up in the hospital and my mother was sobbing, and I asked her what happened to Clarissa, and she said... Well, she didn't. She wouldn't even look at me. And no one ever said anything, but I knew what they were thinking.
Christine Stanford: That I killed her. And ...
A shot including the view from the London office shows St Paul's and the Millenium bridge. This would place the office on the site of the Tate Modern galley.
$33,400 1 September 2013