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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Naomi Watts
Michael Pitt
Tim Roth
Brady Corbet
Directors
Michael Haneke
Screenwriters
Michael Haneke
Running Time
111 minutes

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About as funny as Russian roulette


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Plot
Arriving at their holiday home, a middle-class couple (Watts and Roth) and their son (Devon Gearhart) are visited by a young stranger (Corbet). He is joined by a friend (Pitt) and together they terrorise the family, giving them ’til the next day to survive.


Verdict
A stylish, darkly satirical horror-thriller, raising serious questions about Hollywood’s sanitisation of violence.


Reviewed by Damon Wise

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