While She Was Out Poster

Release Date: 2008

DVD Release Date: April 28th, 2009

R|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Pushed to the breaking point, an abused woman (Kim Basinger) turns the tables on the gang of thugs who want to beat and rape her.

Cast: Kim Basinger, Lukas Haas, Craig Sheffer, Jamie Starr, Leonard Wu, Luis Chávez, Luke Gair, Erika-Shaye Gair

Director: Susan Montford

Genres: Thriller

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Directed by Susan Montford, While She Was Out is a straight-to-DVD movie making a brief stop in theaters. show more

  • Embracing outraged victimhood the way Angelina Jolie embraces a close-up, Ms. Basinger, doing double duty here as an executive producer, appears oblivious to the script's idiocies. show more

  • The film, executive-produced by Guillermo del Toro, hinges on a first-rate performance by Basinger, who imbues Della with a fire that makes the film's basic thesis -- both the domestic sphere and the larger world are dangerous places for women -- seem something more than boilerplate. show more

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