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Repulsion

Roman Polanski Royaume-Uni, 1965

ASHES IN THE HOURGLASS's rating of the film Répulsion

My favorite Polanski thus far is reminiscent of Bergman's Persona both in it's cinematography and it's similar surreal horror. It also trails the path through which Cronenberg would build himself his whole career around. Honestly, as someone who has a habit of biting my nails since childhood (I'm biting them as I write this), it's impact was probably even more enhanced. Few films capture the body's fragility so well.