This section notes what was deleted from the unrated, original French film to produce the American version. When questioned at the Sundance Festival in 2004, the director acknowledged that he had read the novel and was aware of the similarities. Marie grins and reaches for Alex, aware that she is behind it. Marie sneaks into the truck with the butcher knife and hides there with Alex. This is not because Marie has been shortened by the decapitator, but because she has gone back into the house. Following High Tensions's release there, other films followed at the festival such as in 2004, 2006 and and 2007 and in 2008.
It contains multiple horrific murders by knives, axes, circular saws, and other sharp implements, as well as a shotgun , frightening and frequent jump scenes, a long shot of a girl in the shower, a girl's masturbation, a dead dog, drinking, smoking, cursing, an implied blow job below a truck window frame by a decapitated head. The noise awakens Alex's mother, who finds Daniel dead and is approached by the killer. Alexandre Aja is part of The Splat pack who all look up to and worship Tarantino so it is not surprising that the violence is so superbly gritty. Alex is dragged into the killer's truck. After hearing loud thuds, she hides in the closet and through the slats of the door witnesses the killing of Alex's mother as her throat is brutally slashed with a razor. A pity, because with a more logical ending this film could have overcome the mere sufficiency.
Lesbianism is associated with insanity. I am tempted at this point to issue a Spoiler Warning and engage in discussion of several crucial events in the movie that would seem to be physically, logically and dramatically impossible, but clever viewers will be able to see for themselves that the movie's plot has a hole that is not only large enough to drive a truck through, but in fact does have a truck driven right through it. Marie, hearing the mother's screams, quickly arranges the guest room to make it appear that no one is staying there, and hides under her bed. Marie forces Alex to tell her that she loves her, and she kisses her. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, slaughters Alexia's family--including their dog--and kidnaps Alexia.
The man at the door is a , who slashes Daniel's face with a straight razor. Marie follows, determined to save her friend, and so seeming like the slasher genre's usual Final Girl, at once frightened, resourceful, and increasingly violent, by the end mirroring the killer's tactics in her efforts to save Alex. Marie hides from the criminal and tries to help the hysterical and frightened Alexia, chase the maniac, and disclose his identity in the end. Following the loud murders of Alex's mother, father, and little brother, the killer chains her up and kidnaps her in his van, promising to ravish and abuse her. They arrive late and they are welcomed by Alexia's father.
In retrospect, it seems so silly. The style in which its shot keeps the viewer on edge until the end and the soundtrack adds to the heightened feeling of terror Alexandre Aja has created another great modern slasher horror This film is an excellent shocker, which is more than I can say for most contemporary horror films. Alex finds a road and flags down a car. I think one of the things I like about movies like Creep another one that comes to mind is The Invitation is that bad choices are made and intuition is not listened to often so as not to seem rude or breaking convention. Several viewers of the film noticed striking similarities between the plot of the film and the plot of 's novel.
Inglorious Basterds The Yellow Sea Misery Those are the ones I can think of. Soon it's lights out, although there is enough in the way of moonglow and night lights for us to watch Marie masturbate, perhaps so that we can see if it makes her lose her mind or anything. Reader, take my advice and never hang up on a 911 operator just because you get mad at them because they're so stupid they want to know where you're calling from, especially not if the slasher has picked up an axe. When they arrive, Alex gives Marie a tour of her house before they settle down for dinner. The flick will not let you go until the last fearful scene is over. Several murders scenes were truncated in order to avoid an rating. Alex takes a crowbar from the car's toolbox and crawls along the road.
When the killer stops at a gas station, Marie gives Alex the knife and sneaks into the gas station shop for help. Ending twist was so much better than what Hollywood ever puts out and that flashlight No, the story wasn't all that great, but it kept me gritting my teeth and sitting on edge, which is a tribute to the camera work and editing. The story: Alex and Marie are driving out to a country weekend with Alex's parents. Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. After the truck leaves the deserted house, and stops at a gas station, Marie has another opportunity to get help, but blows it. The rest of the movie you will have to see for yourself -- or, not, which would be my recommendation.
Alex slashes Marie's face and stabs her in the stomach before running into the forest. Late in the night, a sadistic and sick killer breaks into the farmhouse, slaughters Alexia's family--including their dog--and kidnaps Alexia. Alexia travels with her friend Marie to spend a couple of days with her family in their farm in the country. That alone I read about this movie online and decided to watch it after already knowing the ending. And that is probably the only one, but big, defect that destroys almost the whole film: a totally disconnected, meaningless ending that goes to create flaws in the script that unfortunately can not be ignored. Advertisement The killer breaks into the house, stomps around heavily, and slaughters everyone except Alex, who he takes prisoner, and Marie, who hides under the bed -- yes, hides under the bed. The final scene shows Marie in a room, and Alex watching her through a.
We know this because he drops a woman's severed head out the window of his truck. Though High Tension does seem a little more violent than it needs to be, what it was implying the violence is still not clear. Marie hides from the criminal and tries to help the hysterical and frightened Alexia, chase the maniac, and disclose his identity in the end. The girls are followed into the deep, dark woods by a large man in blood-soaked coveralls, who drives a battered old truck that must have been purchased used from a 1940s French crime movie. Formulaic and brutal, this subset of horror usually features two types of girls sometimes overlapping : fearful victims and resilient fighters, as well as monsters whose defeat translates into their own emasculation. I think it's one of those things where different things scare different people. Eventually, Marie bludgeons the killer with a fence post covered in barbed wire.