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Broken (1992)

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Trent Reznor presents his dark vision of the EP 'Broken' by telling the story of a man kidnapped and forced to watch Nine Inch Nails videos, disturbing in their own right, while being ... See full summary »

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Trent Reznor presents his dark vision of the EP 'Broken' by telling the story of a man kidnapped and forced to watch Nine Inch Nails videos, disturbing in their own right, while being tortured. Written by Alan Eisinger <aeisinger@macalester.edu>

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Apart from the music videos for "Wish" and "Happiness In Slavery" that can be found on Nine Inch Nails' video compilation/documentary Closure (1997), the movie has never seen an official release, mainly due to the fear of the public mistaking the realistic violence for an actual snuff film. The videos for "Help Me I Am In Hell" and "Gave Up" on Closure (1997) were actually not included in the movie, but are alternate versions. It is a common misconception that the entire movie can be found on Closure (1997). Trent Reznor has hinted heavily that the movie will make it's way onto the DVD release of Closure, and clips from it were shown on the official promotional 'Collected' DVD released in May, 2005. See more »

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scariest thing I've ever seen
9 May 2005 | by (San Jose CA) – See all my reviews

oh my god... i am a huge fan of nine inch nails, and have always wanted to see this... and i finally have, and nothing has ever left me more disturbed... after watching it, i felt very uncomfortable, and it got to me in a way nothing else ever has... genuinely frightening... i would love to see NIN do more stuff like this... maybe a WITH_TEETH movie???.... but nothing could be as scary as this movie... i don't think I've ever seen anything this scary... the torture scenes are brutally honest and will leave you breathless and wanting to wrap your arms around the person you love more than anything and keep them there forever... clearly inspired by the olden days Texas Chainsaw Massacre-esquire style and story and clearly influenced other simmilarly themed movies like House of 1000 Corpses... very very scary....


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