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ElliottM.May 3, 20029Although it was undoubtedly the most disturbing film I have ever seen, it also featured such powerful acting, that I almost believed that what was actually happening on screen - was ACTUALLY happening. The director's neglect to restrain ANYTHING on screen makes the film so undoubtedly powerful that by the time the film is over, you can't get the images out of your head. And whether you like it or not (mostly not), you would have to say - that was exactly the point.… Expand
CarolH.Mar 18, 20044A slow-moving film which I found myself longing to end! Vincent Gallo needs to cheer up and Beatrice Dalle is just loopy (as usual). Beautifully shot though, when the gory bits do come they are very shocking. I felt rather queasy! Too many questions were left unanswered - that's French cinema for you!
JamesMOct 27, 200610Perfection, in every single way, but I just can't explain why. It contains one scene of absolutely carnage, and another which left me very, very unsettled, both of which were very disturbing and gory, but somehow they contributed to the bigger picture, lifting a moody, spectacularly structured film into a higher realm. The result is a bloody, brilliant, bold and overwhelming experience. The critics know nothing - this is one of the greats.… Expand