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« on: July 18, 2005, 04:30:45 AM »

Saw this French film with english subtitles, over the weekend very powerful images, story told in reverse sequences, this also has a long rape scene similar to OUTIA, and a brutal bludgeoning with a fire extinguisher Directed by Gaspar Noe with Vincent Cassel, Monica Bellucc, Albert Dupontel. Check it out, not for the squeemish 

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« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2005, 04:29:30 AM »

this is a harsh film! i couldn't watch the rape scene. the film is amazing but maybe too real. if you want escapeism don't watch this.
but that said, great film.

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« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2005, 01:31:39 AM »

Good film, but I tell you what, his other movie, I Stand Alone, is in some ways more disturbing and nasty than Irreversible. Try and catch it if you can.

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« Reply #3 on: July 28, 2005, 02:28:41 PM »

great film, love it front to back

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« Reply #4 on: July 28, 2005, 04:14:30 PM »

I watched this film on dvd with a 'movie-fan-buddy' of mine and I gotta tell you, it is the only film that made me physically sick - now, that's not to say it's a bad movie; far from it, it is indeed a powerful and brilliantly shot film, I like the way the narrative is in reverse and the performances are spot-on... however, THAT beginning in THAT club and what happens to THAT face! and yes, the rape scene, I was warned by a French friend of mine that this was not an easy watch.  I always fancied Monica Bellucci something stupid after seeing her in BROTHERHOOD OF THE WOLF but after this film, well halfway through the rape sequence, I bolted to the bathroom and blew chunks. DEFINITELY the most disturbing film I've ever seen. 

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