Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia
Gaspar Noé (Director), Gaspar Noé (Writer)
Release: May 22nd, 2002
Runtime: 1 hour, 37 minutes
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.
This Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel film really amazed me.
It gives a severe jolt to your system: The fire exguinisher to the head scene, and the subway scene where Bellucci is given a horrific ti...
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