A darkish Norwegian horror-thriller from deep down Roman Polanski territory…
Protagonist John’s girlfriend Ingrid comes again to his residence to choose up her issues whereas her new boyfriend waits within the automobile exterior… we understand they as soon as used to stay collectively and issues didn’t go too effectively and she or he left… he’s nonetheless not too comfy along with her gone and nonetheless thinks he had been okay in direction of her, or no less than, he has “by no means harm her”…
Then he meets this mysterious lady within the elevator which seems to be the neighbor that he didn’t know he had.
She lures him into her residence to assist her transfer a dresser behind the doorway door. Then one factor results in one other and we’re launched to a different attractive woman – her sister, or is she? They will not let John return to his residence that simply. After a few glasses of wine, John finds himself trapped contained in the neighbor’s residence. They will not let him go till he has violent intercourse with the younger woman.
Just a few days later he returns to the woman’s residence, towards his finest judgement. But in his second go to issues begin to change. These neighbors appear to know fairly a bit about him and Ingrid and what he did to Ingrid… anger appears to be a problem… he’s continually confronted together with his anger in direction of Ingrid and the younger woman… after which now there’s additionally a person within the residence who additionally confronts John head on… John should face his previous and the reality whereas he tries to search out his means alongside the claustrophobic and by no means ending corridors of his neighbor’s residence.
In direction of the tip we all know and settle for that the residence stands as a metaphor for his personal thoughts. By means of arresting photographs, John is on the finish pressured to face the horrible fact about his personal life and we see the true story hiding behind the floor assemble.
A skillful exploration of a responsible conscience, violence, and the best way all of us justify issues and reconstruct actuality to our personal liking till confronted with the reality.
Not really useful for these with a weak coronary heart and abdomen. However this darkish, daring and trustworthy movie is value a glance. Warning: Many R- and maybe X-rated scenes. Nudity, violence, and the remainder.