The Woman (2011)

A crazed family man captures a feral women and subjects her to abuse in an attempt to ‘civilise’ her.

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Labelled a modern classic by some, ‘torture porn’ by others, Lucky McKee’s uncompromising adaptation of Jack Ketchum’s novel triggered heated debate when it first debuted.

An unhinged family man captures a feral woman, subjecting her to a torrent of abuse in a disturbed effort to ‘civilise’ her.

A brutal yet searingly intelligent critique of patriarchal abuse with far more than exploitation on its mind.

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