- Rated: R
- Run Time: 1 hours, 42 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: October 19, 2004
- Originally Released: 2002
- Label: Palm Pictures / UMVD
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Premiere - 04/01/2002
"...The film provides horrific rushes generated in equal part by Bean's genuinely intellectually challenging screenplay and an outstanding performance by Ryan Gosling..."
Film Comment - 05/01/2002
"...[Gosling] carries himself as a creature of willed evil, righteous revenge, sardonic cruelty, intelligence at war with the ideology it can assume but never absorb, and most of all doubt..."
Entertainment Weekly - 05/24/2002
"...Gosling's performance is riveting....A demonstration of independent filmmaking at is most uncompromising..."
Los Angeles Times - 05/17/2002
"...Ryan Gosling is electrifying and terrifyingly convincing..."
Wall Street Journal - 12/10/2010
"What it's about is also what it requires for proper appreciation -- the ability of the human mind to hold, and even cherish, diametrically opposite thoughts."
Jewish Heritage |
Sadomasochism (S&m) |
- Theatrical Release: MAY 17, 2002