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In the center of a monotonous suburban existence, Sarah lives silently and in subservience to her icy husband Patrick. They have been together far too long, and Patrick's affections for his wife have all but vanished. Instead, his sexual urges are tempting him to lust after their own son. Realizing how far gone her husband is, Sarah undertakes drastic, shockingly sickening measures to salvage some sense of her life and purge her years of festering resentment. Written by Johnny Camden

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The title of this short "Cutting Moments" was also used for a feature compilation of this short and four others, Crack Dog, Don't Nag Me, The Principles of Karma (1996) and Bowl of Oatmeal (1996). See more »

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After Sarah wipes some blood on the mirror, the smear changes appearance later. See more »

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Sadness...
13 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

... is the main feeling that steams off this film, and it succeeds at it.

I have read reviews of people "disappointed" by the gore. I do not think that the intention of the film maker was to show off gore scenes or create a before-its-time torture porn.

The true value of the film is the never-told story and the good work of the actors. Again, many reviewers complain about them. I thought they did a good job, especially the wife. I felt myself feeling extremely sorry and sad for her.

The gory scenes made me flinch and cover my eyes; not so much because of the actual gore (anybody who's seen a Saw film has seen worse stuff than this) but because I did get attached to the characters and it felt real and sad.

To be honest, I would have liked to see less gore; everything else was good enough to stand on its own and there was no need to show a couple of things that (IMO) detracted the attention off the main story.


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