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Catherine Bégin Catherine Bégin
Robert Toupin Robert Toupin
Le père
Patricia Tulasne Patricia Tulasne
La mère
Xavier Dolan Xavier Dolan
Louise Boisvert Louise Boisvert
Mère d'Anna

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7 years, 4 months ago at Feb 18 10:15
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"Martyrs are exceptional people. They survive pain, they survive total deprivation. They bear all the sins of the earth. They give themselves up. They transcend themselves... they are transfigured."

Pascal Laugier's controversial horror movie Martyrs can be described as several things. Shocking, vicious, ugly, merciless, brutal, and sickening are a few adjectives which spring to min... read more


6 years, 9 months ago at Sep 24 23:10
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Martyrs has become the measuring stick by which I evaluate the shock, disturbedness, and intensity of everything Ive watched since. Made in 2007, I originally found this title at Blockbuster of all places, and theres simply no way they realize what it is. Its not SO extreme that you cant sit through it, but its pretty f-ed up. This movie starts as your typical torture-porn, in the vein of Hostel, ... read more


6 years, 10 months ago at Aug 11 11:45
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friend recommended this to we - and wow - what a film. Nice little twist, plenty of 'near the bone' scenes and some great effects - we worth watching.
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A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Release date: 3 September 2008
Tags: Horror (21), French (15), Torture (12), Drama (12), 2008 (12), France (10), Gore (9), Murder (7), Disturbing (7), 2000s (6), Brutality (6), Martyr (6), Violence (5), Religion (5), Revenge (5), Blood (4), Cult (4), Shocking (4), Kidnap (3), Esoteric (3)
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"The greatest horror movie ever made, Martyrs is definitely too much of a downer to see more than once."

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"The cult is a metaphor for/stereotype of Baby Boomers This is my favorite movie theory. Did any of you who have seen Martyrs notice the ages of most (if not all)of the cultists? The cult, facing age and eventually death, had no problem with sacrificing the young. It seems quite similar to the stereotype of Boomers "sacrificing" younger generations. "

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"Jostain kumman syystä olen herra, joka tykkää Marttyyreistä. Kerta toisensa perään alku tuntuu painostavalta ja lopun kiduttaminen tarpeellisen pitkältä venytykseltä."

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