Much akin to A Serbian Film, the bile-filled reception to this film only shows that many viewers can only grasp meaning when it's explicit and non-transgressive. Yet, this film champions feminine self-respect, such as a rapist stopping the act, realizing the woman is empowered with mind over body, as much as it makes the female leads villains. Too bad when people see sexual violence in art, they get on a high horse.
Why does everybody possess intense feelings of hate towards such a film ? It may be subversive, yes, but I don't get in what way it offends its' viewers, considering the fact that it provokes them, which isn't a crime. The haters bought on publicity to the film so that I can withhold it's current cult following, but I don't think the film deserves it.
i don't know what it is but i really dig baise-moi. i've watched it many times, and there's something actually comforting about it. its campy, its great, its original. people need to calm the fuck down.
Everyone was outraged by Lars Von Trier's decision to use real sex in his film, however this movie did that way before and no one flicked a eyelid.
It maybe not the first to use this "Method" of film making, but for its worth, all the filth and smut that happens in this film is contextual. Its in context there for its not just mindless porn. However saying that, Porn has better lighting and acting unfortunately.
Another offering from the popularly termed French New Extremity. Adhering generously to the criteria for explicit visual content, the film sadly does not deliver so well in other areas. The acting is trite, the direction clunky at times. Subversive, visceral provocation is the main draw here, and consequently delivers solely on that level.