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Elle

Drama Thriller


 

After Michelle is violently raped in her home by a masked intruder, she undertakes a ruthless search for her assailant.

Make no mistake, this is a film about rape. The lead character is a successful woman hell-bent on finding the perpetrator, leaving the audience with an unsettling scenario that is both edgy and exploitative. The actor in the lead role gives an extraordinary performance. The plot is laden with ambiguity; scenarios are taut with suspense right up until there's a manipulative twist near the end... followed by yet another twist. Mad as Elle.

Anne Murphy

Limited Release 27th October 2016
Sony Pictures 131 mins