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Irreversible (Version française) [Import] <b>DVD</b> ~ Monica Bellucci
3.0 out of 5 stars Monomaniacal., Nov. 18 2003
This film is a teeming, glittering, sinuous ode to rape. It prettifies it, portraying the infamous offending piece cinema in womb like reds- this is not any attempt at graphic realism. This is definately not any kind of indictment of it, as some people have (stretching an interpretation or two) stated that it is. The 2001: A Space Odyssey intertext is unfortunately trite- was it a dream? Literally undoing a crime?- puhleeze- that's not insight, no 'poetic vision'. The film itself is a myopic, it does not reveal anything 'deep' (the reverse film artifice is SOOO obvious as to seem wholly gimmicky). That is what is fascinating about it. The charge and energy of an obvious exploitation film-… Read more