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Release Date: March 21st, 2008

DVD Release Date: June 3rd, 2008

R|1 hr 33 min

Plot Summary
A sordid and complex series of events unfolds when an ex-prostitute (Asia Argento) becomes involved with a couple in Hong Kong.

Cast: Asia Argento, Michael Madsen, Carl Ng, Kelly Lin Hsi-Lei, Joana Preiss, Alex Descas, Kim Gordon

Director: Olivier Assayas

Genres: Thriller

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Call it a victory of conviction over substance, but when Argento is onscreen, you look at her - not because she's good, but because she's there in a way nobody else is. show more

  • This is very much a French intellectual cineaste's idea of a B thriller, and hence is as far from innocent in its genre as you can get. Which is not to say that Assayas deals in bad faith. show more

  • Seriously flawed and not for every taste, the film was shot quickly and on the cheap, and is driven by Argento's slurred, scratchy voice and Bette Davis eyes. show more

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