Episode 34

October 19, 2023


Irréversible (2002)

Hosted by

Carolyn Smith-Hillmer
Irréversible (2002)
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Irréversible (2002)

Oct 19 2023 | 01:07:14


Show Notes

I don't know if there has ever been a more difficult film for me to sit through than this one. Gaspar Noé's Irreversible (2002) gave me both a nightmare and an existential crisis. Viewed in reverse-chronological order, this film will leave you upset with yourself for having watched it and proud that you made it to the very end.



IMDB: https://m.imdb.com/title/tt0290673/

Mephistopheles: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mephistopheles 

An Experiment with Time: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/An_Experiment_with_Time 

IndieWire Interview: https://www.indiewire.com/features/general/why-gaspar-noe-directed-on-cocaine-masturbated-in-his-own-film-and-shot-a-live-birth-55975/ 

Article from The Guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/film/2002/aug/02/artsfeatures.festivals 

Laws of Thermodynamics: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics

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