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* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on edge even when nothing too bad is happening on screen. Even though the movie is about a [[MushroomSamba]] from hell shot with the perspective of a sober observer, the camera direction and color composition leads the viewer incredibly close to the worlds worst nightmare.

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* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on edge even when nothing too bad is happening on screen. Even though the movie is about a [[MushroomSamba]] MushroomSamba from hell shot with the perspective of a sober observer, the camera direction and color composition leads the viewer incredibly close to the worlds worst nightmare.


* [[spoiler: Jennifer gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while Alaia laughs gleefully. We last see Jennifer sobbing with pain in the bathroom. Keep in mind she likely stopped the fire only minutes after being set on fire. But the pain of the burns mixed with the spiked sangria meant she was throwing old sink water water on a burnt skull for hours.]]
** [[spoiler: It's also the reason why the green hallway always had someone screaming off screen.]]

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* [[spoiler: Jennifer gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while Alaia laughs gleefully. We last see Jennifer sobbing with pain in the bathroom.bathroom, still trying to extinguish an incredibly burnt skull with sink water at the very end of the movie. Keep in mind she likely stopped the fire only minutes after being set on fire. But the pain of the burns mixed with the spiked sangria and the cocaine meant she was throwing old sink water water on a burnt skull for hours.]]
** [[spoiler: It's She is also the reason why the green hallway always had someone screaming off screen.]]



* [[spoiler: Lou then attempting to confront Dom and explain herself, only for the mob to believe Dom and goad Lou into killing herself. She then deeply slashes into herself, causing blood to slowly and painfully dribble from her wounds.]]

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* ** [[spoiler: Lou then attempting to confront Dom and explain herself, only for the mob to believe Dom and goad Lou into killing herself. She then deeply slashes into herself, causing blood to slowly and painfully dribble from her wounds.]]


* [[spoiler: While Emmanuelle frantically searches for the key to the electrical room containing her son Tito, the lights go off. Meaning that he has touched the electrical wires and has electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease. And while the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing, Emmanuelle breaks down completely, slamming her screaming body against the locked door to the electrical room.]]

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* [[spoiler: While Emmanuelle frantically searches for the key to the door of the locked electrical room containing her son Tito, Tito and a menacing fusebox, the lights go off. Meaning that he has touched the electrical wires fusebox and has electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease. And while the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing, Emmanuelle breaks down completely, slamming her screaming body against the locked door to the electrical room.]]


* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on edge even when nothing too bad is happening on screen.

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* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on edge even when nothing too bad is happening on screen. Even though the movie is about a [[MushroomSamba]] from hell shot with the perspective of a sober observer, the camera direction and color composition leads the viewer incredibly close to the worlds worst nightmare.


** [[spoiler: It's also the reason why the green hallway always had a soundtrack of her screams.]]

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** [[spoiler: It's also the reason why the green hallway always had a soundtrack of her screams.someone screaming off screen.]]



* [[spoiler: Another character furiously trying to wash Lou's blood off ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''-style in the shower after saving Lou from the mob.]]

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* ** [[spoiler: Another character furiously trying to wash Lou's blood off ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''-style in the shower after saving Lou from the mob.]]


* [[spoiler: While Emmanuelle frantically searches for the key to the electrical room containing Tito, the lights go off. Meaning that he has touched the electrical wires and electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease, the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing while Emmanuelle breaks down.]]

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* [[spoiler: While Emmanuelle frantically searches for the key to the electrical room containing her son Tito, the lights go off. Meaning that he has touched the electrical wires and has electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease, cease. And while the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing while dancing, Emmanuelle breaks down.down completely, slamming her screaming body against the locked door to the electrical room.]]


* [[spoiler: One character gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while another laughs gleefully. We last see her sobbing with pain in the bathroom. Keep in mind she likely stopped the fire only minutes after being set on fire. But the pain of the burns mixed with the spiked sangria meant she kept throwing old sink water water on a burnt skull for hours. It's the reason why the green hallway always had a soundtrack of her screams.]]

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* [[spoiler: One character Jennifer gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while another Alaia laughs gleefully. We last see her Jennifer sobbing with pain in the bathroom. Keep in mind she likely stopped the fire only minutes after being set on fire. But the pain of the burns mixed with the spiked sangria meant she kept was throwing old sink water water on a burnt skull for hours. hours.]]
** [[spoiler:
It's also the reason why the green hallway always had a soundtrack of her screams.]]



* [[spoiler: Another character furiously trying to wash Lou's blood off ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''-style in the shower.]]
* [[spoiler: The lights go off, meaning that Tito has touched the electrical wires and electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease, the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing while Emmanuelle breaks down.]]
** [[spoiler: What's even worse is the realisation that before Emmanuelle locked him up, we saw Tito drinking some of the spiked sangria - on a child of his size, the LSD would've acted quickly, adding even more horror to his screaming and crying throughout the movie.]]
* [[spoiler: Some of the dancers who opt to stay in the room during their trip descend into a nightmarish orgy.]]

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* [[spoiler: Another character furiously trying to wash Lou's blood off ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''-style in the shower.shower after saving Lou from the mob.]]
* [[spoiler: The While Emmanuelle frantically searches for the key to the electrical room containing Tito, the lights go off, meaning off. Meaning that Tito he has touched the electrical wires and electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease, the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing while Emmanuelle breaks down.]]
** [[spoiler: What's even worse is the realisation that before Emmanuelle locked him up, we saw Tito drinking some of the spiked sangria - on sangria. On a child of his size, the LSD would've acted quickly, adding even more horror lending horrific weight to his screaming and crying throughout the movie.movie. Consider; before he died, he was screaming about cockroaches in the pitch black electrical room.]]
* [[spoiler: Some of the dancers who opt to stay in on the room dance floor during their trip descend into a nightmarish orgy.orgy lit only by blood red emergency lights.]]



* [[spoiler: The harsh stark cuts to Omar's body buried by snow, Tito's lifeless body lying in the electrical cupboard and Emmanuelle's bleeding corpse during the epilogue.]]

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* [[spoiler: The harsh stark cuts in the epilogue to Omar's body buried by snow, Tito's lifeless body lying in the electrical cupboard and next to a clicking power circuit, Emmanuelle's bleeding corpse during next to the epilogue.door separating her & Tito, and Jennifer still screaming, splashing sink water on her extinguished head.]]


* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on ease even when nothing too bad is happening on screen.
* [[spoiler: One character gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while another laughs gleefully. We last see her sobbing with pain in the bathroom.]]

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* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on ease edge even when nothing too bad is happening on screen.
* [[spoiler: One character gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while another laughs gleefully. We last see her sobbing with pain in the bathroom. Keep in mind she likely stopped the fire only minutes after being set on fire. But the pain of the burns mixed with the spiked sangria meant she kept throwing old sink water water on a burnt skull for hours. It's the reason why the green hallway always had a soundtrack of her screams.]]

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* The long takes and constant, nauseating Dutch angles and abrasive soundtrack keeps the audience on ease even when nothing too bad is happening on screen.
* [[spoiler: One character gets her hair [[ManOnFire set on fire]] while another laughs gleefully. We last see her sobbing with pain in the bathroom.]]
* [[spoiler: Dom kneeing and stamping on the potentially pregnant Lou's stomach while trying to explain her sickness.]]
* [[spoiler: Lou then attempting to confront Dom and explain herself, only for the mob to believe Dom and goad Lou into killing herself. She then deeply slashes into herself, causing blood to slowly and painfully dribble from her wounds.]]
* [[spoiler: Another character furiously trying to wash Lou's blood off ''Theatre/{{Macbeth}}''-style in the shower.]]
* [[spoiler: The lights go off, meaning that Tito has touched the electrical wires and electrocuted himself. His constant screaming and crying to be let out of the electrical room cease, the dancers cheer and set up a boombox to keep dancing while Emmanuelle breaks down.]]
** [[spoiler: What's even worse is the realisation that before Emmanuelle locked him up, we saw Tito drinking some of the spiked sangria - on a child of his size, the LSD would've acted quickly, adding even more horror to his screaming and crying throughout the movie.]]
* [[spoiler: Some of the dancers who opt to stay in the room during their trip descend into a nightmarish orgy.]]
* One dancer has a very spider-like way of dancing, constantly dislocating his bones in unusual ways. [[spoiler: As the story progresses, he pushes his body further and further to its limit, with audible cracks and moans of pain being heard as he contorts his body into unnatural shapes.]]
* [[spoiler: The harsh stark cuts to Omar's body buried by snow, Tito's lifeless body lying in the electrical cupboard and Emmanuelle's bleeding corpse during the epilogue.]]
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