Lemming If you found yourself caught up in the ominoso peeper threat of Michael Haneke's Caché, only to trip on its lack of logic and its… Lemming If you found yourself caught up in the ominoso peeper threat of Michael Haneke's Caché, only to trip on its lack of logic and its… 2006-05-19 Unrated PT129M Drama Charlotte Gainsbourg Laurent Lucas Charlotte Rampling Strand Releasing
Movie Review

Lemming (2006)

MPAA Rating: Unrated
Image credit: Lemming: Philippe Quaisse
EW's GRADE
B+

Details Limited Release: May 19, 2006; Rated: Unrated; Length: 129 Minutes; Genre: Drama; With: Charlotte Gainsbourg and Laurent Lucas; Distributor: Strand Releasing

If you found yourself caught up in the ominoso peeper threat of Michael Haneke's Caché, only to trip on its lack of logic and its racial piety, then check out this French domestic erotic mystery, Lemming; it's simpler and better. A model young bourgeois pair, played by Laurent Lucas and the beautifully unglamorous Charlotte Gainsbourg, host a dinner for a toxic middle-aged couple, led by Charlotte Rampling as a ragingly unhappy femme fatale. The movie, which has the slightly glum perversity of early Chabrol, is a dream of betrayal, with the squirmiest attack-of-nature tableau since Willard.
Originally posted Jun 07, 2006 Published in issue #882 Jun 16, 2006 Order article reprints
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