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Subconscious Cruelty (2000)

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"Subconscious Cruelty" is divided in four segments: Ovarian Eyeball - a naked woman is sliced by a sharp blade and an eyeball is removed from her belly. Human Larvae - a deranged man that ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sophie Lauzière ...
Woman On Slab (segment "Ovarian Eyeball")
Anne-Marie Belley ...
Hand (segment "Ovarian Eyeball")
Brea Asher ...
Sister (segment "Human Larvae")
Ivaylo Founev ...
Brother (segment "Human Larvae")
Eric Levasseur ...
Lover (segment "Human Larvae")
Janice Higgins ...
Girl In Photo (segment "Human Larvae")
Nadia Simaani ...
Female Performer (segment "Rebirth")
Anna Berlyn ...
Female Performer (segment "Rebirth")
Nancy Simard ...
Female Performer (segment "Rebirth")
Sean Spuruey ...
Male Performer (segment "Rebirth")
Scott Noonan ...
Male Performer (segment "Rebirth") / Gloved Hand (segment "Right Brain / Martyrdom")
Mitch Davis ...
Male Performer (segment "Rebirth") / Gloved Hand (segment "Right Brain / Martyrdom")
Christopher Piggins ...
Businessman (segment "Right Brain / Martyrdom") / Doppelganger (segment "Right Brain / Martyrdom")
Martin Sauvageau ...
Drunk In Bar (segment "Right Brain / Martyrdom")
Annette Pankrac ...
Secretary (segment "Right Brain / Martyrdom")
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"Subconscious Cruelty" is divided in four segments: Ovarian Eyeball - a naked woman is sliced by a sharp blade and an eyeball is removed from her belly. Human Larvae - a deranged man that hates his sister that is pregnant kills her newborn offspring and she during the delivery. Rebirth - a group of naked people rolls around in mud and blood. Right Brain/Martyrdom - religious symbolism associated with gore and sex. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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13 April 2001 (Canada)  »

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Yposyneiditi sklirotita  »

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CAD 100,000 (estimated)
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Referenced in In the Belly of the Beast (2001) See more »

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Eaten By Trees
By David Kristian
Copyright David Kristian All Rights Reserved
Website: www.davidkristian.com
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a daring, angry picture
20 July 2005 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

I finally got hold of the excellent Sazuma DVD of this film which is loaded with interesting extras. I have read quite a lot about it, and I unfortunately missed it at the Stockholm Film Festival. It doesn't quite deliver as I thought it would but it is still worth watching if you like strange and unique movies. I much rather watch this again than any of the recent so-called horror films vomited out of Hollywood these days. What detracts from the experience for me, is certain music cues which sound dated and rely too much on cheap synth sounds. For me, all these tonal/harmonic elements of the score could have been lifted out, and replaced by David Kristians excellent sound design. But that is just my opinion. Otherwise this is a daring, angry picture with welcome meditative and poetic parts, like the fading of the photograph sequence which is beautiful. I look forward to seeing Ascension, and I applaud Mitch and Karim for their efforts in producing non-mainstream cinema. They are a great inspiration as I soon embark on my own short film production.


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