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  • 3096 Days

    3096 Days

    ½

    This was so vile and disgusting I'm even ashamed I watched it.

    I hardly ever frown at films (or any other form of art really) because of their topic/theme, no matter how controversial, because I will usually defend artistic expression above anything else. But this is where I draw the line. Exploiting the real suffering of a human being for shock value in the way this film did is beyond apalling. This should have never been made.

    Give the real Natascha the voice she was denied for so long and actually read her book and watch her interviews, not this piece of shit.

  • There's Always Tomorrow

    There's Always Tomorrow

    ★★★½

    I think the real question here is: who hurt you, Douglas?

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    Ménilmontant

    ★★★½

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