• Irréversible (2003)


Release Date: March 14th, 2003

DVD Release Date: August 5th, 2003

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

A woman's (Monica Bellucci) lover (Vincent Cassel) and her former boyfriend (Albert Dupontel) take justice into their own hands after she becomes the victim of a rapist.

Cast: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Philippe Nahon, Jo Prestia, Stéphane Drouot, Jean-Louis Costes, Michel Gondoin

Director: Gaspar Noé

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Canal+, Eskwad, 120 Films

Distributors: Lionsgate Films

Keywords: Relationships, Rivalry, Engaging, Revenge, Suspenseful, Gripping, Pursuit, Emotional, 2000s, Love, Intense

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Peter TraversRolling Stone

    It would be easy and convenient to dismiss Irreversible as blatant sensationalism. But Noe's bruising film is too artfully crafted to write off as exploitation. show more

  • 40
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    To get to the beginning, one must first get through the end, which is almost literally unendurable.

  • 88
    Rene RodriguezMiami Herald

    The moral of Irreversible -- time destroys everything -- isn't nearly as profound as writer-director Gaspar Noé seems to think it is, which is why some critics have already dismissed the movie as the facile, misogynistic posturings of a provocateur. show more

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