Scalene
Scalene (2012)

A perceptual thriller told from three points-of-view revolving around the rape of a female college student by a mentally handicapped man and his mother's subsequent revenge after his incarceration. -- (C) Official Site

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 31, 2012
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Critic Score: 71% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

While occasionally unpleasant, the film never crosses the line from bearably chilling to unbearably gruesome, keeping its characters credible and its events explicable.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A masterful piece of independent filmmaking...

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Calum Marsh
Slant Magazine

More concerned with the novelty of its three-act, "three-perspective" structure than with how that structure actually functions.

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Ronnie Scheib
Variety

The resolution of its conflicting truths proves so bizarre and idiotically off-the-wall that it mitigates all that precedes it.

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Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

This methodical thriller becomes doubly troubling by ensuring that all of its pieces, in the final appraisal, don't fit together.

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Michelle Orange
Village Voice

Strong performances and a Hitchcock-trained eye build unnerving tension into its depiction of the intimate stress of caring for an invalid and the ways people might or might not crack under it.

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Norm Schrager
Filmcritic.com

an unflinching, character-driven drama

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