History Film / HighTension

2nd Sep '17 5:29:13 PM eroock
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* DreamIntro: The DramaticChaseOpening is revealed to be Marie's dream.
1st Apr '17 7:47:42 PM Stellarvore
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* SerialKiller: The truck-driving killer might be one. He has killed at least one person before targeting Alex's family.

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* SerialKiller: The truck-driving killer might be one. He has killed at least one person before targeting Alex's family.family, and furthermore, is shown to keep photographs of different women by the mirror in his truck.
29th Mar '17 10:10:30 AM Mdumas43073
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14th Mar '17 7:35:32 AM FuzzyBoots
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* GirlWithPsychoWeapon: During the film Marie is depicted weilding both a wooden club wrapped in barbed wire (as shown above) and a circular saw.
* {{Gorn}}

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* GirlWithPsychoWeapon: During the film Marie is depicted weilding wielding both a wooden club wrapped in barbed wire (as shown above) and a circular saw.
* {{Gorn}}{{Gorn}}: There is a lot of blood in the film and the killings are shown in loving detail in most cases.



* TheKillerInMe

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* TheKillerInMeTheKillerInMe: [[spoiler:The killer is Marie's alternate personality]].



%%* PsychoLesbian
* SerialKiller
* SlasherMovie - A strange example, as it seems to almost turn into an action movie at around the midpoint.

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%%* PsychoLesbian
* SerialKiller
PsychoLesbian: [[spoiler:Marie's obsession with Alex fuels her alternate personality, who kills Alex's family to eliminate obstacles]].
* SlasherMovie - SerialKiller: The truck-driving killer might be one. He has killed at least one person before targeting Alex's family.
* SlasherMovie:
A strange example, as it seems to almost turn into an action movie at around the midpoint.



%%* UnreliableNarrator

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%%* UnreliableNarrator* UnreliableNarrator: The primary viewpoint character is Marie, [[spoiler:who is also the killer]].



* {{Yandere}} - The killer wants Alex all to themself, and is not opposed to brutally murdering her entire family to do it.
** And everyone that comes across afterwards. Unfortunate drivers on forest roads beware.

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* {{Yandere}} - {{Yandere}}: The killer wants Alex all to themself, and is not opposed to brutally murdering her entire family to do it.
** And
it, and everyone that comes across afterwards. Unfortunate drivers on forest roads beware.
26th Nov '15 8:22:09 AM Morgenthaler
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''Haute Tension'' (''High Tension'', also known as ''Switchblade Romance'' in the UK) is a 2003 French horror film directed by Creator/AlexandreAja and staring [[Creator/CecileDeFrance Cécile de France]], [[Creator/MaiwennLeBesco Maïwenn Le Besco]] and Creator/PhilippeNahon.

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''Haute Tension'' (''High Tension'', also known as ''Switchblade Romance'' in the UK) is a 2003 French horror film directed by Creator/AlexandreAja and staring [[Creator/CecileDeFrance Cécile de France]], [[Creator/MaiwennLeBesco France, Maïwenn Le Besco]] Besco and Creator/PhilippeNahon.
Philippe Nahon.
26th Nov '15 8:21:25 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler: PsychoLesbian]]

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* [[spoiler: PsychoLesbian]]%%* PsychoLesbian



* [[spoiler: UnreliableNarrator]]

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* [[spoiler: UnreliableNarrator]]%%* UnreliableNarrator
13th Sep '15 11:37:43 AM Raconteur
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Critical reception was mixed to negative, with criticism generally being directed at the twist ending which, inasmuch as it might make Creator/MNightShyamalan proud, also generates a gaping PlotHole.

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Critical reception was mixed to negative, with criticism generally being directed at the twist ending which, inasmuch as much as it might make Creator/MNightShyamalan proud, also generates a gaping PlotHole.
18th Apr '15 2:14:59 PM Prowler
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** It's worth noting that this twist is unique to the movie, although the original novel by Creator/DeanKoontz [[AdaptationDisplacement isn't that well known anyways]].
29th Jul '14 5:09:06 AM monkeypizzasonic
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* {{Yandere}} - The killer wants Alex all to [[spoiler: her]]self, and is not opposed to brutally murdering her entire family to do it.

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* {{Yandere}} - The killer wants Alex all to [[spoiler: her]]self, themself, and is not opposed to brutally murdering her entire family to do it.
11th Apr '14 5:18:06 PM Aiguille
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* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:The killer is in fact Marie; the truck driver is an alternate personality whom her normal side perceives as a seperate being, à la ''FightClub''. Marie had a lesbian crush on Alex, and her alternate personality murdered her family so nobody could come between them though she, believing the alternate personality to be a different person, would not have to feel any guilt.]]
** It's worth noting that this twist is unique to the movie, although the original novel by DeanKoontz [[AdaptationDisplacement isn't that well known anyways]].

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* TwistEnding: [[spoiler:The killer is in fact Marie; the truck driver is an alternate personality whom her normal side perceives as a seperate being, à la ''FightClub''.''Film/FightClub''. Marie had a lesbian crush on Alex, and her alternate personality murdered her family so nobody could come between them though she, believing the alternate personality to be a different person, would not have to feel any guilt.]]
** It's worth noting that this twist is unique to the movie, although the original novel by DeanKoontz Creator/DeanKoontz [[AdaptationDisplacement isn't that well known anyways]].
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