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Nine Inch Nails: Broken (1993)

| Short, Music | Video 1993
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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Richard Patrick (brother of T-1000, Robert Patrick) appears as the police officer in the "Gave Up" segment. Also Robert Patrick can be seen wearing several Nine Inch Nails shirts in the Terminator 2 dvd bonus features. See more »


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Mildly disturbing Nine Inch Nails pseudo snuff video.
9 April 2006 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

"Broken" is an infamous Nine Inch Nails pseudo-snuff video that it's not as shocking as it's reputed to be.In fact "Despair" by SPK easily tops it with its authentic footage of autopsies and corpse abuse.Basically a psychotic man picks up a teenager.The kid is trussed up in the killer's cellar.Then the murderer,who wears plastic mask like the snuff filmmakers from "Last House on Dead End Street",begins to cut his victim with a straight razor.After that he burns the teen with a blowtorch,cuts off his penis,beats,sodomizes and finally dismembers the kid with a chainsaw.Admittedly "Broken" is pretty graphic in the gore department and it may upset some people,but I have seen much more shocking video clips including infamous Necrophagia "Blood Freak" and "Burning Moon Sickness" videos."Broken" is directed to look like a home video with very amateurish hand held camera-work and sloppy editing.Still the gore effects are rather convincing,especially castration scene.If you are a fan of Trent Reznor or gore-hound give it a look.


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