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Lemmings don’t kill people

ImageLemming

Year: 2005

Director: Dominik Moll

Country: France

French filmmakers seem to be really good at psyching us out by showing us just how tasteless and twisted our intuitions can be. Lemming is clearly more evidence that the French are out to get us. They may not want our women or children but they very clearly crave our souls.

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November 11, 2013 · 11:04 am

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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