History Film / Irreversible

23rd May '16 2:52:03 AM Anatara
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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: If you were shocked when [[spoiler:Concha]] showed us his penis and revealed that he was really a transsexual and not a girl, we don't blame you.
3rd May '16 11:17:17 AM stuffedninja
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* FacialHorror: The fire extinguisher beating.

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* FacialHorror: FacialHorror:
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The fire extinguisher beating.beating.
** We end up seeing the results of Alex's NoHoldsBarredBeatdown following her rape when she is carried away on a stretcher; needless to say, they're not good.



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%%* GenreShift* GenreShift: Goes from a horrific and disturbing crime drama to being much more light-hearted and humorous.
20th Apr '16 11:24:35 AM stuffedninja
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* BookEnds: "Le temps detruit tout" ("time destroys everything") is the first spoken line of the film and appears on a card at the very end.

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* BookEnds: "Le temps detruit tout" ("time destroys everything") is the first spoken line of the film and appears on a card in text at the very end.



** This is actually a case of ThrowItIn; that person was an assistant on the film who didn't know they were shooting, and Noe left them in to show that not everyone prevents crimes.

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** This is actually a case of ThrowItIn; that person was an assistant on the film who didn't know they were shooting, and Noe left them in to show that not everyone prevents crimes.
16th Apr '16 12:40:10 PM stuffedninja
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* BadassBookworm: Pierre.

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* BadassBookworm: Pierre. As shown by the party scene, he's [[IgnoreTheFanservice not receptive to any of the women Marcus offers him]], but ends up violently bludgeoning someone to death with a fire extinguisher to save Marcus from rape.


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** This is actually a case of ThrowItIn; that person was an assistant on the film who didn't know they were shooting, and Noe left them in to show that not everyone prevents crimes.


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* HeroicBSOD: Marcus breaks down crying after seeing [[spoiler:a brutally beaten Alex being carried away on a stretcher]], and looks notably damaged when he is being questioned by a cop in the next (chronological) scene.


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* SickeningCrunch: Marcus' arm being broken in the Rectum.


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* UnsettlingGenderReveal: If you were shocked when [[spoiler:Concha]] showed us his penis and revealed that he was really a transsexual and not a girl, we don't blame you.
15th Apr '16 11:40:23 PM stuffedninja
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* CallForward: "I can't feel my arm..."
** The final scene (which is the first chronologically) has Marcus telling Alex that he wants to fuck her in the ass. [[spoiler:Guess how Alex gets raped.]]

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* CallForward: CallForward:
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"I can't feel my arm..."
** The final scene (which is the first chronologically) has Marcus telling Alex that he wants to fuck her in the ass. [[spoiler:Guess Guess how Alex gets raped.]]raped.
** Alex at one point says to Marcus that she had a dream where she was walking down a red tunnel before it broke into 2 pieces; she ends up being raped in a red tunnel.



* DownerBeginning [=/=] DownerEnding: [[spoiler:Marcus is taken away on a stretcher, Pierre is arrested for his brutal murder of the man attempting to rape Marcus, and there's no evidence shown that Alex is going to recover, if she hasn't already died]].



%%* FanDisservice
%%* ForegoneConclusion

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* FanDisservice:
** The naked Butcher at the start of the film.
** The rape scene.
* ForegoneConclusion: A given, considering the story is told in reverse and gives us all the nasty details first, which makes it more distressing to see the same characters that we ''know'' will be victimized by the end interacting happily in scenes that would otherwise be amusing and cute.
* FreudianTrio: Alex/Marcus/Pierre; Ego/Id/Super-Ego.



* MaleFrontalNudity: The rapist is quickly flashing his best part right after raping Alex. It's all CGI though.

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* MaleFrontalNudity: MaleFrontalNudity:
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The rapist is quickly flashing his best part right after raping Alex. It's all CGI though.though.
** In the final scene, Marcus and Alex are naked, and although the camera normally tries its best to hide Marcus' parts, there are select angled shots where we do catch a glimpse anyway.



%%* PanUpToTheSkyEnding

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%%* PanUpToTheSkyEnding* PanUpToTheSkyEnding: Ends with Noe's traditional [[EverythingsBetterWithSpinning spinny-cam]], focusing on a sprinkler kids are playing around, only to grow in intensity and barrel roll into the sky, spinning faster and faster until it begins strobing.



* PowerTrio: Alex/Marcus/Pierre; Ego/Id/Super-Ego.

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* PowerTrio: Alex/Marcus/Pierre; Ego/Id/Super-Ego.Alex, Marcus, and Pierre; they're the three biggest characters and easily the ones we should care about the most.
15th Apr '16 11:28:04 PM stuffedninja
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* BookEnds: "Le temps detruit tout" ("time destroys everything") is the first spoken line of the film and appears on a card at the very end.
15th Apr '16 11:24:05 PM stuffedninja
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** The final scene (which is the first chronologically) has Marcus telling Alex that he wants to fuck her in the ass. [[spoiler:Guess how Alex gets raped.]]
13th Apr '16 10:29:43 PM KingClark
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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Le Tenia]]
* LateArrivalSpoiler: ''Irreversible'' contains this for his earlier film ''Film/IStandAlone'' in the very first scene: [[spoiler: The Butcher slept with his autistic daughter and went to jail for it.]]

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* KarmaHoudini: [[spoiler:Le Tenia]]
Tenia.]]
* LateArrivalSpoiler: ''Irreversible'' contains this for his earlier film ''Film/IStandAlone'' in the very first scene: [[spoiler: The [[spoiler:the Butcher slept with his autistic daughter and went to jail for it.]]it]].
12th Mar '16 6:59:02 PM Fireblood
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%%* PayEvilUntoEvil

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%%* * PayEvilUntoEvil



%%* RapeAndRevenge
%%* RapeAsDrama

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%%* RapeAndRevenge
%%* RapeAsDrama
* RapeAndRevenge: After she's brutally raped and beaten, Alex's ex-lover hunts down her rapist along with two criminals to exact revenge.
* RapeAsDrama: The core of the film's plot is Alex's rape at the hands of thug Le Tenia.
8th Mar '16 7:41:12 AM aye_amber
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%% Please do not reverse the order of this page. This policy was enforced by pagelock with Memento, let's not make it necessary a second time.

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%% Please do not reverse the order of this page. This policy was enforced by pagelock with Memento, Film/{{Memento}}, let's not make it necessary a second time.time.



->''"Le temps détruit tout."'' ("Time destroys everything.")

''Irreversible'' is a French 2002 film by [[Creator/GasparNoe Gaspar Noé]]. Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex (Creator/MonicaBellucci) is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover (Vincent Cassel) take matters into their own hands by hiring two criminals to help them find the rapist so that they can exact revenge.

Similar to ''Film/{{Memento}}'', the film is in reverse chronological order, enabling it to show a simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything. To this day, the controversial rape scene is what the film tends be remembered for, rather than the backwards narrative and exploration of vengeance. There were reports that members of the audience walked out of the movie after becoming ill.

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->''"Le temps détruit detruit tout."'' ("Time destroys everything.")

''Irreversible'' is a French 2002 film by [[Creator/GasparNoe Gaspar Noé]]. Creator/GasparNoe. Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological reverse chronological order as the beautiful Alex (Creator/MonicaBellucci) is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover (Vincent Cassel) take matters into their own hands by hiring two criminals to help them find the rapist so that they can exact revenge.

revenge.

Similar to ''Film/{{Memento}}'', ''Film/{{Memento}},'' the film is in reverse chronological order, enabling it to show a simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything. To this day, the controversial rape scene is what the film tends be remembered for, rather than the backwards narrative and exploration of vengeance. There were reports that members of the audience walked out of the movie after becoming ill.
ill.



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