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Old 01-26-11, 02:23 AM
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'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

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Kevin Smith’s Red State got all the attention yesterday, which is too bad because it sounds like the new film from Lucky McKee – of May fame – had one of those legendary screenings. Six people walked out of The Woman, a horror film about a feral woman captured by a family that tries to civilize her through torture and rape. Apparently it’s pretty extreme stuff, and one of the walk outs actually got hurt – a woman RUNNING from the theater fell and hit her head. You can’t really blame the film for that.

One guy was so mad at the movie that he started yelling and had to be escorted out of the theater. Someone got video footage of this dude ranting and raving, saying the movie isn’t art, it should never have been screened and – best of all! – calling for it to be confiscated and burned. “You don’t know how upsetting this film is!” he cries out.

I don’t know if I’ll like this movie or not, but THAT’S AMAZING. I love art that makes people this mad. Now The Woman is my number one must-see of 2011.
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

sounds like this years "the killer inside me" where alot of feminists got upset over the violence in the movie and said it was the most vile thing ever shown at sundance
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^ Is that Lee Tergesen?

Nice publicity---Whether it's staged or not.
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I wouldn't be surprised if that was a stunt, especially since viral marketing is a big deal these days. Doesn't seem like my type of film though and I'm not one to sit through something just to wear it as a badge of honor.
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

The Sundance worker has the patience of a saint.
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I like what I've seen from Lucky McKee, so I'll probably check this one out.
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I cant imagine ever being so put off by a movie that I would go running from the theater.
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

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I cant imagine ever being so put off by a movie that I would go running from the theater.
But then again you're not a woman. Us men have stomach's of steel!
Old 01-26-11, 09:41 AM
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It's hilarious how some people get upset over a film. They need to be reminded that movies are fucking make believe and not real.
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

can't wait to see this
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Originally Posted by Traxan View Post
One guy was so mad at the movie that he started yelling and had to be escorted out of the theater. Someone got video footage of this dude ranting and raving, saying the movie isn’t art, it should never have been screened and – best of all! – calling for it to be confiscated and burned. “You don’t know how upsetting this film is!” he cries out.
So basically the standard reaction to Sex and the City 2?
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can't wait to see this
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My guess is that this was staged.
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so I assume this will have problems with the MPAA in getting an 'R' as well.
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Meh. Just another silly overreaction to a movie that's probably not disturbing.
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Been looking forward to seeing this ever since I heard author Jack Ketchum was attached.
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What a fucking twerp...

I would have paid a considerable sum to watch them beat him down severely and then throw him out in the street.
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

Lucky McKee should be sending Mr. Tergesen a very nice "thank you" note as we speak.
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Torture and rape... pass
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

Gotta love how they had a camera in the screening room. You know, in case someone happened to freak out and have to be escorted outside.

This doesn't even sound that interesting a film. I dooubt it's worth the attention they undoubtedly staged for it.
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Gotta love how they had a camera in the screening room. You know, in case someone happened to freak out and have to be escorted outside.

This doesn't even sound that interesting a film. I dooubt it's worth the attention they undoubtedly staged for it.
you know most cell phones have decent cameras these days.
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Re: 'The Woman' causes a ruckus at Sundance

It definitely reeks of being a staged event. I don't think that's Lee Tergesen though, especially if it isn't staged. No one who worked on OZ could possibly be offended by anything.

EDIT: Definitely not him. He was actually at Sundance, but doesn't look like that guy:

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