Nevertheless, it's certainly of a good enough quality to enjoy at the airport or on a long car trip. This version, like the original, pulls no punches along the way; the rape scene isn't quite as extended and excruciating once it gets started, but it should be enough to have the audience on pins and needles waiting for Jennifer to get her revenge. The irony with the remake is probably intentional. There's unfortunately predictability to this film, like a few minutes of when Jennifer first encounters the sheriff and what she says to the men when she turns the tables. The flaws certainly didn't stop me from being shocked and I even was a little queasy after I came home. The other major difference between this and the original is the incredible amount of brutal violence that's many times greater than anything offered up in the original, at least in terms of what the audience actually sees.
To recap: take what is already one of the ultimate love-it-or-loathe it movies and remake it, this time leaving out all things the lovers loved and amping up all the things the loathers loathed, and the result is a movie that doesn't have much of an audience left. In the absence of good acting, believable plot and character development, what we are left with is about two hours of brutal rape and torture. This isn't a movie about sound; it's instead about its visuals and what should be its emotions. It's almost a literal eye-for-an-eye sort of thing, but again, the film somehow manages to take away all of the intangibles the made the other one so easy to cheer for. Opposers of the film claim that it's man hating with reports of some men walking out of the theater in disgust at both films and some also accuse the film of glorifying violence against women for it's violent rape scenes. One is ironic as there's a fifth man involved, who's a corrupt sheriff.
For more about I Spit on Your Grave and the I Spit on Your Grave Blu-ray release, see published by Martin Liebman on January 28, 2011 where this Blu-ray release scored 3. The original film engages because we believe the characters are human and we believe something this horrible could actually happen. » Show more for I Spit on Your Grave Blu-ray. Yes, the characters are pretty one dimensional, but I don't always need great development to take interest. Ambiguity is nice to have. She's returned to the scene of the crime only to be raped again and again. Atmospherics are abundant throughout; exterior scenes enjoy realistic ambience in the form of random train whistles, barking dogs, and buzzing insects.
The guy who gives us the gratuitous anal sex scene gets a shotgun shoved up you know where. But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! But what starts out as an innocent and simple photo shoot soon turns into something disturbingly unthinkable! After a while she enjoys the cute accents and flattering looks she gets every single day. As audiences become more and more desensitized to this kind of trash, where is the future of horror films headed? I just saw the free screening. Some movies are better left alone, Director Meir Zarchi's seminal and highly divisive cult classic being one of them. I Spit on Your Grave's high definition video source translates well to Blu-ray. The guy with the video camera gets his eyes plucked out. The fact that she can seduce them shows us how utterly screwed up they are, that they have convinced themselves Jennifer actually got some pleasure out of her rape and even wants some more.
It's brutal and unforgiving and cleverly implemented in a sadistic sort of way, and while, yes, the audience will cheer for the girl, they'll do so out of their basic humanity -- because it's the right thing to do -- not because she's a particularly sympathetic character or the film plays on the audiences' innermost raw emotions. As you may have guessed, I didn't cheer with the audience. They are way too literal. Watching them, I felt depressed and repulsed, yet amazed since they feel realistic. Both films tell the story of a writer named Jennifer Hills played by Sarah Butler in the new film and Camille Keaton in the original, Keaton is the grand-niece of Buster Keaton and won a Best Actress award for the role at the 1978 Catalonian International Film Festival who heads to a cabin in the woods to work on her next novel. When her character takes revenge it truly is the stuff that nightmares are made of and some scenes made me cringe for at least an hour afterwards.
Superb and bold performance from Sarah Butler in a role that is probably considered by most to be career suicide. Graphic doesn't even begin to describe what the audience are subjected to by the voyeuristic intentions of director Stephen Monroe as he puts the audience in the front row seat for almost two hours of pure abuse. Raped, tortured and kidnapped to a foreign country, Jessica is buried alive and left to die. This is highly recommended only for those who sit through a showing of cannibal holocaust without vomiting. The film and it's 1978 predecessor both deal with rape, savage torture and murder. A young woman Jennifer moves to the countryside to escape the big noisy city and focus on her work.
Zarchi has said that he was inspired to make the original film after coming across a young rape victim in New York and escorting her to the police which he says was the wrong decision considering how incompetent they were in the matter and later the hospital for assistance. Monroe and written by Thomas Fenton. Movisubmalay do not host and upload any videos. This one's all about the violence. I Spit on Your Grave offers a fair assortment of extras, headlined by a quality commentary track and a standrad-definition making-of piece. However, in this crappy remake, the rapists are absolutely one dimensionally evil, making them pretty much inhuman objects and causing the retribution against them to be highly unsatisfying. Against all odds, she manages to escape.
I Spit on Your Grave isn't much of a looker by its very nature, but Anchor Bay's transfer handles the material as it is rather well. To I Spit on Your Grave's credit, the film handles the rape scene rather well, for whatever that's worth. Did I truly like this film? It all seems familiar to the original 1978 film, which I didn't care for. The character of the sheriff is so unbelievable that it subtracts from the film as a whole. Defenders of the films claim the movies are 'pro women' feminism and cathartic. Enjoy the film and discover by yourself. The original I Spit on Your Grave is one of those movies with a reputation for extreme violence, but most of it is never really shown on-screen in all its brutality.