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Directors:
Virginie Despentes
Coralie (co-director)
Writers:
Virginie Despentes (screenplay) &
Coralie (screenplay) ...
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Release Date:
28 June 2000 (France) See more »
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Plot:
Two young women, marginalised by society, go on a destructive tour of sex and violence. Breaking norms and killing men - and shattering the complacency of polite cinema audiences. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Awards:
3 nominations See more »
User Reviews:
A new benchmark... in bad movies. See more (232 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)
Karen Lancaume ... Nadine (as Karen Bach)
Raffaëla Anderson ... Manu
Céline Beugnot ... La blonde au billard
Adama Niane ... Le garçon au billard
Christophe Claudy Landry ... Le mec au comptoir
Tewfik Saad ... Le serveur bar
Delphine McCarty ... La colocataire (as Delphine Mc Carty)
Ouassini Embarek ... Radouan
Patrick Kodjo Topou ... Wanted (as Patrick-Kodjo Topou)
Simon Nahoum ... Su copain
Karim Chala ... Su copain
Lisa Marshall ... La copine de Manu
Hacène Beddrouh ... La frère de Manu
Patrick Eudeline ... Francis
Ian Scott ... Mec 1 viol
Philippe Houillez ... Mec 2 viol
Steven Jhonsson ... Mec 3 viol
Gil Stuart ... Le client Nadine
Alexandre Milord ... Le réceptionniste hôtel Francis
Élodie Chérie ... La dame distributeur
Karim Sabaddehine ... Le grand mec
Titof ... Le petit mignon
Jean-Marc Minéo ... L'armurier
Gábor Rassov ... Le connard à capote (as Gabor Rassov)
Marc Barrow ... Le réceptionniste hôtel bord de mer
Rodolphe Antrim ... Le type du local (as Rodolphe Amtrim)
Estelle Isaac ... Alice
Hervé P. Gustave ... Martin (as H P G)

Marc Rioufol ... L'architecte
Nathalie Dune ... La femme BAP
Dany ... La femme BAP
Sebastian Barrio ... L'homme BAP (as Sébastian Barrio)
Pascal Saint-James ... L'homme BAP (as Pascal St James)
Jean-Louis Costes ... La truie
Sylvain Cahen-Delabre ... Le mort
Jacques Sans ... Le mort
Didier Gardette ... Le mort

Directed by
Virginie Despentes 
Coralie (co-director) (as Coralie Trinh Thi)
 
Writing credits
Virginie Despentes (screenplay) &
Coralie (screenplay) (as Coralie Trinh Thi)

Virginie Despentes (novel)

Produced by
Dominique Chiron .... executive producer
Philippe Godeau .... producer
 
Original Music by
Varou Jan 
 
Cinematography by
Benoît Chamaillard 
 
Film Editing by
Aïlo Auguste-Judith  (as Aïlo Auguste)
Francine Lemaitre 
Véronique Rosa 
 
Casting by
Jeanne Biras 
 
Art Direction by
Paul Fayard 
Irène Galitzine 
Christophe Mureau 
Claude Veyset 
 
Costume Design by
Magali Baret 
Isabelle Fraysse 
 
Makeup Department
Charlotte Arguillère .... special makeup effects artist
 
Production Management
Sébastien Brun .... unit manager
Sylvain Cahen-Delabre .... unit manager
Baudoin Capet .... production manager
David Caujolle .... unit manager
Clauss Gigli .... unit manager
Joseph Mattineau .... unit manager (as Joseph Martineau)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Estelle Chailloux .... assistant director
Ketal Guenin .... assistant director (as Kétal Guenin)
 
Art Department
Martin Cognito .... poster artist (as Jean-François Chiron)
 
Sound Department
Fabien Adelin .... post-synchronisation sound recordist
Serge Arthus .... sound consultant: Dolby (as Serge Artus)
Eric Boisteau .... sound
Eric Bonnard .... sound re-recording mixer
Pascal Chauvin .... sound effects editor
Pascal Dedeye .... sound effects editor
Fabien Krzyzanowski .... sound editor
Jacques Sans .... sound
Edouard d'Heucqueville .... sound mix technician (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Guillaume Castagné .... special effects
Christophe Chabenet .... special effects
Pierre-Paul Jayne .... special effects
Frédéric Lainé .... special effects
Perrine Poirier .... special effects
 
Stunts
Jean-Marc Minéo .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Martin Cognito .... still photographer (as Jean-François Chiron)
Renaud Monfourny .... still photographer
Julien Pamart .... second camera operator
 
Editorial Department
Jean Durand .... film color grader
Olivier Veinat .... video color grader
 
Music Department
Raphaël Armand .... musician
Christian Fau .... musician
Joris Garnier .... musician
Varou Jan .... musician
Anaïs Moreau .... musician
Sébastien Orzan .... musician
Germain Samba .... musician
Ludovic Vernu .... musician
 
Transportation Department
Didier Gardette .... driver
Claude Larive .... driver
 
Other crew
Jérôme Debusschère .... location manager
Hélène Germain .... production assistant
Béatrice Hureau .... production assistant
Emmanuelle Labonne .... production assistant
Rodolfo Saavedra .... publicist
Anne Serrié .... production administrator
 
Thanks
Vanessa Demouy .... thanks
Gaspar Noé .... thanks
John B. Root .... thanks
Jaco Van Dormael .... thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Baise-moi" - France (original title)
"Fuck Me" - International (English title) (literal title)
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Runtime:
77 min | Colombia:72 min | Japan:74 min
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Certification:
Argentina:18 (original rating) | Argentina:X (re-rating) | Australia:R (original rating) | Australia:Refused Classification (re-rating) (2002) | Belgium:KNT | Canada:R (Alberta/British Columbia/Manitoba/Ontario/Saskatchewan) | Canada:18 (New Brunswick/Nova Scotia/Prince Edward Island) | Canada:18+ (Québec) | Chile:18 | Finland:K-18 | France:-12 (TV rating) (cut version) | France:-16 (original rating) | France:-18 (re-rating on appeal) | Germany:18 | Germany:BPjM Restricted | Hong Kong:III (heavily cut) | Hungary:14 | Iceland:16 (strong rating) | Ireland:(Banned) | Ireland:18 (re-rating) | Italy:VM18 | Japan:R-18 | Japan:R-15 (cut) | Luxembourg:17 | Malaysia:(Banned) | Mexico:C | Mexico:D (TV rating) (uncut) | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R18 (with restriction) | Norway:18 | Peru:18 | Portugal:M/18 | Singapore:(Banned) | South Africa:18 | South Korea:18 (cut) | Spain:18 | Sweden:15 | Switzerland:18 (canton of Geneva) | Switzerland:18 (canton of Vaud) | UK:18 (cut) | UK:18 (uncut) (2013) | USA:Unrated
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Trivia:
Banned in Australia. It was initially released to a select audience, but the federal government used police to shut down the screenings.See more »
Quotes:
Manu:I've thought about taking a jump or burning alive. Self-immolation is pretty pretentious. After we finish in the Vosges, let's do the jump without the bungee.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Eurodok 2011 (2011)See more »
Soundtrack:
From CauseSee more »

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What are the differences between the British BBFC 18 Version and the Original Version?
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35 out of 52 people found the following review useful.
A new benchmark... in bad movies., 2 May 2003
Author: Sir Didymus (pmhsirdidymus@aol.com) from Heywood, Lancashire, England

I've just had the misfortune of sitting through this film. That it's title translates into 'F*** Me' in English was hardly promising - but I tried to keep an open mind throughout.

Within minutes - I was left baffled by a plot that barely makes sense, acting that makes daytime tv soap operas look like Oscar material, and some of the worst directing I've ever seen.

The violence within the film is highly graphic, but nothing particularly terrible. There's much worse in several critically acclaimed films that I really enjoyed - so that in itself isn't a problem for me. What is a problem is that the film's protagonists have no reason for doing what they do - other than their graphic rape at the beginning. If this film can be compared to 'Thelma & Louise' in any way, its that Themla and Louise were both likeable people who ended up in a bad situation they couldn't escape from. The leads in this film are not exactly likeable at the start of the picture, let alone when they go on a killing spree murdering anyone and everyone that gets in their way.

The rape sequence is very graphic - and certainly more realistic than your average Hollywood attempts. But there is no real explanation as to why it causes the characters to lose control - it just does. Obviously, rape is a tramuatic experience - but this film seems to just trivilise their order in an attempt to score cheap 'shock points'.

The explicit nature continues with sex scene after sex scene. Blow jobs, sex from both front and behind, standing up, lying down, on all fours - whatever your dirty favourite - chances are its in here... and seemingly for little reason other than titilation.

Chances of the film being saved by feminist undertones are not taken. Thelma and Louise took revenge on the kind of men who raped them, this women just kill whoever they feel like. Not even 'Ms 45' killed everyone she could - only men who she had an understandable fear of following her ordeal.

Certainly not a film for the faint of heart, I thought I could stomach almost anything - but watching them murder yet another person unjustly whilst having sex with yet another person who they later murder - it all became a bit too much. I didn't so much find it shocking, as entirely boring after a while. That the potentially enjoyable scenes were scuppered by violence seconds before they could've gotten interesting didn't help either!

To conclude - I learned nothing from this film. It's appalling direction and somewhat hammy subtitles (in English, possibly identical to the French - but I couldn't tell you for certain), as well as some dreadful acting from its leads... and worst of all - a jumpy nature that effectively ruined every murder - simply left me unable to find any merits within this picture. I may have seen a worse film... but I'd be hard pressed to name one!

Avoid like the plague!

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