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Eyes of the Spider (1998)

Kumo no hitomi (original title)
A man discovers a darker side of himself after exacting revenge on his daughter's killer.

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A man discovers a darker side of himself after exacting revenge on his daughter's killer.

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The emptyness of revenge
4 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

A strange story of a man who descends into a funk after he tracks down and slowly kills the man who raped and killed his young daughter. Operating in a daze, he then gets caught up in the underworld where his shattered sense of self leads to betrayal. Slow paced and confusing, this is not comfortable to sit through.


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