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Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia View All


Gaspar No (Director), Gaspar No (Writer) View All

Released: 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.
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The film is done in 12 episodes, each episode is only one take, and the episodes are played in reverse chronological order (like Memento). The reverse order is not just a gimick though, it is an extremely intergral part of the theme.