WHO’S IN IT?
Matilda Lutz (Rings), Kevin Janssens (Madonna’s Pig), Vincent Colombe (Point Blank), Guillaume Bouchède (Just Like Brothers)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Coralie Fargeat (film debut), director, writer, editor; Marc-Etienne Schwartz (The Dream Kids) and Marc Stanimirovic, producers; Robin Coudert (Populaire), composer; Robrecht Heyvaert (Image), cinematographer; Jerome Eltabet (Alinghi: The Inside Story) and Bruno Safar (Camping 3), editors
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
American party girl Jen (Lutz) is whisked away to a remote desert villa by her French lover Richard (Janssens), for a weekend of romance. However, they are soon interrupted by Richard’s hunting buddies Stan (Colombe) and Dmitri (Bouchède) who show up seemingly unannounced, and their hard lust for Jen leads to a shocking sexual assault, which ends with Richard pushing her off a cliff to her certain death. Unfortunately for them, she survives…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
If you can handle a hardcore and ultra-bloody rape-revenge thriller in the spirit of I Spit On Your Grave, then Revenge is an exploitation film that’s not afraid to get down and dirty as much as that classic video nasty.