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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:
It's got nobs in and I don't mean rich people See more (237 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
Éric 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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Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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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 (re-rating) (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:
Features Prison (1997) (V)See more »
Soundtrack:
Goddamn CitySee more »

FAQ

What are the differences between the British BBFC 18 Version and the Original Version?
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43 out of 73 people found the following review useful.
It's got nobs in and I don't mean rich people, 15 April 2003
Author: Rathcoole from London, England

Baise-moi is the second example of the recent French Graphic Rape Wave of cinema. Like a skanky French Natural Born Killers but without the talent, irony or indeed entertainment, the heavy-handed symbolism and maddening acting should have you turning off after the first 40 minutes. You continue to watch however, mainly though a fascination as to how far the director is willing to push the boundaries of good taste in order to convince us of his point. Something to do with society raping people and by-products of the system, a reflection of the perversity at the root of civilisation, monkeys with guns and Girl Power.

Joining the sensational release of Irreversible, with its centrepiece a nine minute rape scene, it could look to some that modern French cinema had found itself in a quandary, desperately seeking its next big theme in the rapidly thinning file of the last taboos. Thankfully, L'Homme du train dispelled those fears,at least for now. And maybe just two films don't make a wave, perhaps just a ripple.

However, nothing changes the fact that when the closing credits finally arrived, I was angry. Because it was rubbish. Not a patch on the glory of La Haine which dealt with a similar rage, but with far more heart and intelligence. Baise-Moi also has the worst soundtrack ever. I've got to stop wasting my life watching all these terrible films.

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