Bellflower follows two friends as they venture out into the world to begin their adult lives. Literally all their free time is spent building flame-throwers and weapons of mass destruction in hopes that a global apocalypse will occur and clear the runway for their imaginary gang "Mother Medusa". While waiting for the world to end, their call to excitement comes unexpectedly when one of them meets a charismatic young woman and falls hard in love. Quickly integrated into a new group of friends, they set off on a journey of betrayal, love, hate, infidelity and extreme violence more devastating and fiery than any of their apocalyptic fantasies. Often life's simplest and most obvious truths are the hardest to see, but once you've burned everything to the ground it may be the only thing left standing.
A love story with apocalyptic stakes.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated R for disturbing violence, some strong sexuality, nudity, pervasive language and some drug use
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21 March 2012 (France)
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Opening Weekend USA: $22,279,
7 August 2011, Limited Release
Gross USA: $167,242, 6 November 2011
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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Dude you are fucking Lord Humongous. The master of fire, the king of the wasteland. Lord Humongous doesn't get cheated on by some stupid bitch. Lord Humongous doesn't say was it good for you, he doesn't say who called or where were you last night. He doesn't leave the fucking gang when he falls in love. Nobody fucking tells Lord Humongous what to do. Lord Humongous fights when he wants to fights and fucks when he wants to fuck and when all else fails he drives straight into the fucking tanker. ...
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Written by Evan Mast & Mike Stroud
Performed by Ratatat
Courtesy of XL Recordings Ltd. See more