In 1986, in the province of Gyunggi, in South Korea, a second young and beautiful woman is found dead, raped and tied and gagged with her underwear. Detective Park Doo-Man and Detective Cho... See full summary »
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring two criminals to help them find the rapist so that they can exact revenge. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything. Written by
The first 30 minutes of the film has a background noise with a frequency of 28Hz (low frequency, almost inaudible), similar to the noise produced by an earthquake. In humans, it causes nausea, sickness and vertigo. It was the main cause of people walking out of the theaters during the first part of the film in places like Cannes and San Sebastian. In fact, it was added with the purpose of getting this reaction. See more »
At the party Vincent Cassel gives his characters name as "Vincent" instead of "Marcus." He quickly covers his mistake and saves the scene. See more »
This was probably the worst piece of cinema I've encountered, considering its very thinn and simplistic plot, shadowing the disturbing atmosphere of very sinister subjects which were specifically rape and murder.
I particularly found the 9-minute sequence of Monica being raped disgusting, and I'm sitting here wondering why anyone paying to watch this in the cinemas would enjoy witnessing a rape -- completely unnecessary.
If you are considering purchasing this film, don't. If you own a copy, burn it. I cannot believe a piece of garbage such as this was allowed to make screenings. Only a psychopath would most likely defend this film.
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