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Emma Watson to star in Alejandro Amenabar`s `horrific rape movie`

London: Emma Watson is set to star in Alejandro Amenabar`s harrowing film about a girl who is raped by her dad.

The `Perks of Being a Wallflower` star said that she is passionate about Amenabar and his work and she is really excited and happy by the challenge that he character in the movie presents to her, the Daily star.

The ` Open Your Eyes ` director said that Watson is a beautiful, humane, sensitive and very talented woman and he feels very fortunate to be working with her.

Watson will star alongside Ethan Hawke, who plays a convicted sex offender who has no memory of his crimes.