Tuesday 2nd May 2017 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm, Palmer Building
The director of a video game company returns home from work only to be brutally raped in her living room, thus beginning a profoundly unsettling game of desire and control between assailant and prey. Isabelle Huppert gives a mesmerising, Oscar-nominated performance as a fiercely intelligent, emotionally detached woman, seemingly in denial about her victim status. Even at 78, director Paul Verhoeven’s ability to provoke and confound has not dimmed in this stunning adaptation of Philippe Dijan’s novel “Oh…”
France-Germany-Belgium 2016 – French with subtitles – directed by Paul Verhoeven – with Isabelle Huppert, Laurent Lafitte – 131 min
Huppert has always been good, but she’s never better than this – Empire
A needling, ingenious challenge – Daily Telegraph.