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The good, the bad and the fugly

ImageCalvaire (The Ordeal)

Year: 2004

Director: Fabrice Du Welz

Language: Belgium

Calvaire is just about watchable thanks to the exquisite cinematography and sylvan set designs. Shot in the Belgian province of Li├Ęg, the film begins at a lethargic pace with its protagonist, a lounge singer, lost in an obscure village after a car breakdown. The village is obviously filled with psychopathic people and hence the young man is faced with all sorts of hideous propositions.

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