• Released
  • January 4, 2013
  • 1 hr 45 min
  • Horror
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Repulsion Synopsis
A Belgian manicurist (Catherine Deneuve) hallucinates in London and kills anyone who comes near her.
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TV Guide

Repulsion has often been compared to "Psycho," but Polanski's film, rather than presenting a portrait of a psychotic killer from outside,...
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100

Empire

By Kim Newman
If hell is in the details, Roman Polanski has captured it here in his disturbing portrait of falling into psychosis.
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100

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Repulsion's depiction of a young woman's dissolution into madness is one of the most harrowing mental descents ever depicted onscreen....
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
The cruelty of his methods aside -- and Polanski wasn't the first director to terrorize an actor for the sake of a performance -- Repulsion...
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100

The New York Times

An absolute knockout of a movie in the psychological horror line has been accomplished by Roman Polanski in his first English-language film....
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100

Variety

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Repulsion is a classy, truly horrific psychological drama in which Polish director Roman Polanski draws out a remarkable performance from...
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80

Chicago Reader

By Jonathan Rosenbaum
Roman Polanski's first film in English (1965, 105 min.) is still his scariest and most disturbing--not only for its evocations of sexual...
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70

Village Voice

By Michael Atkinson
The movie's shake-and-bake mix of "reality" and crumbling subjectivity is too deliberate to be about character--it is, rather, a game of...
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