Paul Verhoeven is back with a bang

The film is bracingly honest, devilishly lurid and black as ink

12th March, 2017
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isabelle Huppert in Elle

After a gap of ten years, Paul Verhoeven is back with a bang with the corrosive comedy thriller Elle. Over the course of a career stretching back to the 1960s, the now 78-year-old director has never shied away from provocative themes, moral anxieties and explicit violence. Elle has all that in spades and, moreover, features a riveting, explosive turn from Isabelle Huppert.

Deeply unsettling and unpredictable from start to finish, this deviously plotted, darkly satirical...

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