Manu and Nadine lose their last tenuous relationship with main-stream society when Manu gets raped and Nadine sees her only friend being shot. After a chance encounter, they embark on an explosive journey of sex and murder. Perhaps as a revenge against men, perhaps as a revolt against bourgeois society, but certainly in a negation - almost joyful in its senseless violence - of all the codes of a society which has excluded, raped and humiliated them. Controversial for its violence and real sex scenes: a vividly nihilist road movie set in France.Written by
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In Canada, the Ontario Film Review Board originally banned the film because it was too pornographic. The film was re-submitted under a pornographic license, and banned because it was too violent. By then it had been selected for the Toronto Film Festival, and was approved in British Columbia and Québec. On March 8, 2001, the Ontario Film Review Board approved the film, with an R rating. See more »
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.
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Although rated 18, the UK theatrical release was cut by 10 seconds by the BBFC, removing a shot of sexual penetration during an early rape sequence. In addition to the cuts to the theatrical release, the UK DVD also cut out an additional 2 seconds. This occurs when a man gets a gun stuck up his anus. In 2013, all previous cuts were waived by the BBFC for the DVD release distributed by Arrow Film. See more »
If you want a good film watch"Thelma & Louise, if you want good porn watch "Deep Throat"
This is a fairly mediocre porn film dressed up as art. Extremely violent, and border line hardcore. Stanley Kubrick talked for years about wanting to make a porn film for mainstream audiences, but I doubt even he could have got this past the censors.
The plot(which has been likened to Thelma and Louise) concerns two french girls who go on a sex and murder spree after falling foul of a couple of degenerates. They are fairly indiscriminate with thier victims, both male and female. The film basically moves from one set piece to another; sex-murder, sex-murder, and thats it.
I know people will say i`m missing the point, that it`s about female empowerment, but I would have thought you could tell that story more effectivly if the film had less T+A. I don`t want to sound xenaphobic, but I wonder if this film would have got past the censor, if it had starred someone such as Tabitha Cash, rather then being a franch "art film"
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