Not Rated | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass.
Every single actor in this film is only credited with their last name.
Why don't you rummage through your shitass genetic code?
As the subway arrives, Pierre describes it as blue. Actually it is green and white.
As would be expected of a film which runs backwards, the "end credits" are actually displayed at the beginning of the film. There are no credits at the end of the film, except for a title card which reads "Le temps détruit tout" (Time destroys everything). There are no studio logos after this.
The Hong Kong version is cut (despite being given a Category III rating, meaning under 18s are prohibited from watching this film) for nudity and sexual violence. Most genitalia is blurred or pixelated except for the digital penis. Alex's rape is butchered by 5 mins. Le Tenia rapes Alex and all of a sudden, he is lying beside her!
French, Spanish, Italian, English
$635,610 (France) (24 May 2002)
$753,501 (USA) (20 April 2003)
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