Murphy is an American living in Paris who enters a highly sexually and emotionally charged relationship with the unstable Electra. Unaware of the effect it will have on their relationship, they invite their pretty neighbor into their bed.
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.
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
Ever felt truly sea-sick? It's the only condition where you long for death, but which doesn't kill you. The only difference between that state and watching this film is that when you reach land and recover from the sea-sickness, you feel great. After finishing with this film, you feel even worse because it pollutes you permanently. You disgust yourself for having watched it. Actually, I watched it twice, in a desperate attempt to find out why it had been made. There was no answer. I managed to partially erase it from memory after a couple of years, and only now write these comments because a friend of mine said she wanted to see it. So I'm sending it off to her, and glad to be rid of it. No doubt there will be others who want to see it for the reason it's so horrible. Prepare to feel a sense of mental and emotional damage for the rest of your life. It's not bad, like Saving Private Ryan; it's not good, like Alfredo Garcia. It just is, and I wish it wasn't.
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