Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands and subsequently seek revenge upon the assailant. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.
- Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
- Studio: Canal+, Eskwad, StudioCanal, Wild Bunch, Les Cinémas de la Zone, Nord-Ouest Productions, 120 Films
- Keyword: paris, france, prostitute, rape, trauma, knife, assault, police, love, revenge, cruelty, brutality, drugs, evil, boyfriend, rape and revenge, new french extremism
- Cast: Monica Bellucci, Vincent Cassel, Albert Dupontel, Jo Prestia, Philippe Nahon, Stéphane Drouot