- 01 Nov 10
Sex, drugs, extreme violence - no, it’s not the latest from the Fianna Fail think-in, it’s the new film from controversial French director Gaspar Noe. He talks to Tara Brady about being the most divisive filmmaker of his generation
More than a decade has passed since film audiences walked out of Gaspar Noe’s I Stand Alone feeling shaken to the core. A fearsome, uncompromising portrait of rage, incest and slaughter, the film seemed to codify the New French Extremity, a loose subset of trangressive Gallic movies including Virginie Despentes and Coralie Trinh Thi’s Baise-moi, Christophe Honoré’s Ma mère, Claire Denis’ Trouble Every Day, and Patrice Chereau’s Intimacy.
Enter The Void opens September 24