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The Human Centipede (First Sequence)

(No longer in theaters)
  • Rating: R — for disturbing sadistic horror violence, nudity and language
  • Director: Tom Six   Cast: Ashley C. Williams, Dieter Laser, Akihiro Kitamura, Ashlynn Yennie, Andreas Leupold
  • Running Time: 90 minutes
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Ilona Six, Tom Six


IFC Films

Release Date

Apr 30, 2010

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If you grew up loving horror and exploitation films, torture porn poses certain dilemmas—because what attracted us in the first place was the flouting of taboos. We believe in the idea of “transgressive” art, right? Well … I’m not sure I want to live in a world that would embrace this particular monstrosity, a clinical, detached portrait of a German sadist who performs experiments on two women and a man, removing parts of jaws and knees, sewing mouths onto anuses, and running a digestive tube … never mind. The director forces into our mouths what he forces into the mouths of his female characters. The movie stinks to heaven.

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