• Descent (2007)


Release Date: August 10th, 2007

DVD Release Date: February 5th, 2008

NC-17 |1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary

Maya (Rosario Dawson) is a friendly college senior who accepts an invitation to dinner from fellow student Jared (Chad Faust). After the date, Jared takes Maya back to his apartment, where he assaults and rapes her. Maya is transformed by the atrocity. Upon graduating, she takes a retail position and turns to drugs. But when she begins graduate school, she finds Jared in one of the classes where she is an assistant. She jumps at the opportunity to get revenge on the monster who raped her.

Cast: Rosario Dawson, Chad Faust, Marcus Patrick, Scott Bailey, Alexie Gilmore, Spencer Grammer, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, James O'Toole

Director: Talia Lugacy

Genres: Drama , Thriller

Production Co: City Lights Pictures

Keywords: 2000s, Emotional, Brooding, Fall, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 38
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    Too elliptical to be convincing. show more

  • 12
    Kyle SmithNew York Post

    Even worse than the hacky chick revenge fantasy now showing on channel 186 of your box. show more

  • 25
    Jack MathewsNew York Daily News

    There is no excusing date rape, but the revenge conceived and executed by Rosario Dawson's Maya in this revolting, amateurish drama is something you might only wish on Osama Bin Laden. show more

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