Roman Polanski’s first English-language film is still a creepy little horror masterpiece. And thanks to the Criterion ? Collection’s new digital face-lift, it’s never looked better or more crisp. Catherine Deneuve, only 21 at the time and arguably the most beautiful woman on the planet, plays Carol, a fragile flower who shares a London flat with her sister (Yvonne Furneaux). Left alone for a week, she slowly ? unravels?haunted by strange noises, hallucinations, and walls of grasping hands pawing at her. Three years later, Polanski would direct another picture about a mousy beauty’s crack-up (Rosemary’s Baby), which, come to think of it, would make the perfect second half of a double feature. EXTRAS include a pair of making-of docs and a fantastically anecdote-packed commentary from Polanski and Deneuve. A
Repulsion Roman Polanski's first English-language film is still a creepy little horror masterpiece. And thanks to the Criterion ? Collection's new digital face...RepulsionHorror, Mystery and ThrillerRoman PolanskiUnrated Roman Polanski's first English-language film is still a creepy little horror masterpiece. And thanks to the Criterion ? Collection's new digital face...2009-07-22
Genre: Horror, Mystery and Thriller; Starring: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry; Director: Roman Polanski; Author: Roman Polanski; MPAA Rating: Unrated
Posted July 22 2009 — 12:00 AM EDT
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