Ghosted (2009)




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Movie Info

A woman who is mourning the love of her life falls into a relationship with a mysterious stranger in this psychological drama from director Monika Treut. Sophie (Inga Busch) is a German artist in her early forties who has been thrown in an emotional tailspin after the death of the woman she loved, Chen Ai-ling (Ke Huan-ru). Sophie has created a video installation in tribute to Ai-ling, and travels to Taiwan to present it at a gallery in Taipei, Ai-ling's hometown. After arriving in Taiwan, … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Art House & International, Mystery & Suspense, Gay & Lesbian
Directed By:
Written By: Astrid Ströher, Monika Treut
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 8, 2009
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as Sophie Schmitt

as Mei-li Wang

as Mei-li Wang

as Katrin Benderson

as Chen Fu

as Ya-Ching/Patrick's M...

as Patrick's Father

as Gottfried Jaspers

as Mark Menton

as Mr. Hsie

as Judy Chang

as Young Taiwanese Girl

as Ai-ling Chen
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Critic Reviews for Ghosted

All Critics (16) | Top Critics (5)

Clumsily written, mostly in English, with performances to match, the only real mystery surrounding Ghosted is how this soporific bore got made.

Full Review… | July 31, 2009
New York Post
Top Critic

An elegant but unsatisfying drama of cross-cultural lesbian love triangles.

Full Review… | July 31, 2009
New York Times
Top Critic

Monika Treut (Female Misbehavior) has made a fruitful career out of documenting nonfiction gender studies and LGBT anthropology, but her attempt at exploring such issues in a narrative context is clunky to a fault.

Full Review… | July 30, 2009
Time Out
Top Critic

Lesbian and supernatural themes combined to less-than-stellar effect.

July 30, 2009
Hollywood Reporter
Top Critic

Flat visuals, flat script, flat performances: Ghosted is only mildly redeemed by the on-the-ground travelogue footage of Taipei and Hamburg, and I'm being generous.

Full Review… | July 30, 2009
Village Voice
Top Critic

A compelling crime saga with supernatural overtones made all the more worthwhile by some spectacular Taipei locales and its celebration of Chinese culture.

Full Review… | August 4, 2009
Sly Fox

Audience Reviews for Ghosted


A lesbian drama set in Taiwan. What can I say about it? Nothing. I was bored to death.

Sylvester Kuo
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