French Horror

131 | High Life

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Director: Claire Denis

Writers: Claire Denis, Jean-Pol Fargeau, Geoff Cox, Andrew Litvack, Nick Laird

Stars: Robert Pattinson, Juliette Binoche and Andre Benjamin

Rated: R, Runtime: 1hr 53min

Released April 5, 2019; Available for rent on Amazon, iTunes

Synopsis: In the future, death row inmates are given the option to volunteer for scientific experiments in space. The volunteers are misled about the nature of the experiment, as well as the fact that their trip into space is one-way. Robert Pattinson plays Monte, & when we meet him he is the only surviving volunteer on the ship. He’s not alone, though. We learn that the experiments were on human fertility in space, which were apparently successful, as there’s a baby there with him.

As promised, here’s a link to conceptual artist Ólafur Eliasson’s page.

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Theme music: "Secret of Tiki Island" Kevin MacLeod (
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104 | Revenge


Written/Directed: Coralie Fargeat

Synopsis: A young woman named Jen is enjoying a trip with her wealthy, married boyfriend to his impressive desert vacation home, when his two hunting buddies drop in on them a day earlier than scheduled. Jen tries to be a good sport, gamely interacting with the other men, but when her boyfriend leaves her alone with them, one of the men violently attacks & rapes her. When her boyfriend fails to take her side in the matter, & she refuses to accept his payoff, the men throw her off a cliff & leave her for dead, going about their hunting trip as if nothing happened. But when they return to collect her body, it’s gone. That’s when the hunters…. BECOME THE HUNTED.

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68 | Raw

68 | Raw

**Director/Writer**: Julia Ducournau

**Synopsis**:  Shy & timid Justine is just starting her first year of veterinary school & is having trouble adjusting. The dorms are co-ed, the upper classmen are mean & intimidating, & their hazing rituals are pretty intense. At least Justine has her older sister, Alexia, also at school there, to help her learn the ropes. But when Justine, a lifelong vegetarian, is forced by her sister to eat meat for one of her first hazing rituals, she begins experiencing some very strange side effects.