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Year
1981
Runtime
124 min.
Director
Andrzej Zulawski
Genres
Drama, Horror
Rating *
7.4
Votes *
13,008
Checks
3,771
Favs
573
Dislikes
65
Favs/checks
15.2% (1:7)
Favs/dislikes
9:1
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  1. Agrimorfee's avatar

    Agrimorfee

    Sam Neill and Isabele Adjani deserve some sort of Medal of Bravery for their work here (ESPECIALLY Adjani). 10 years 10 months ago
  2. Zeltaebar's avatar

    Zeltaebar

    The first half is perhaps the most intense display of directing and acting I've ever seen. Adjani and Neill firmly set the benchmark for emotional anguish among dysfunctional couples! The second half of the movie is where things starts becoming bizarre as Adjani's character knocks down the door to la-la land and Sam Neill starts grinning and scheming as if he is mixing up his act with that of his other 1981 performance in The Omen III. Sprincle on some special effects and one has to ask - what the fuck is going on? - great fun nonetheless and somewhat interpretable until the floating dead dog scene. After that it was anyone's guess as to what was going on. Jolly good package, but perhaps it went too far. 10 years 9 months ago
  3. tobias7's avatar

    tobias7

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  1. This movie ranks #15 in iCheckMovies's 1980s Top 100
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  2. This movie ranks #76 in BFI's 100 European Horror Films
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  3. This movie ranks #101 in iCheckMovies's Most Favorited
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  4. This movie ranks #159 in TSZDT's The 1,000 Greatest Horror Films
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  5. This movie ranks #248 in Sight & Sound's The Greatest Films of All Time
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  6. This movie ranks #252 in 366 Weird Movies
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  7. This movie ranks #427 in TSPDT's 1,000 Greatest Films
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