A young man wakes up chained to metal chair in a room painted a sickening shade of pink and illuminated by a single blinding block of neon lights placed at his right. A razor blade hangs on a string before him.
The Anniversary Gift is not available at this time. Instead, check out Géla Babluani's 13 Tzameti, which is currently showing on MUBI.
Winner of the World Cinema grand prize at Sundance 2006, this atmospheric nail-biter, etched in stark, grisly black & white, is a triumph of diabolical filmmaking imagination, using the most minimal of tools to tighten the screws on the audience.