• Released
  • October 14, 2011
  • (Limited 10/14)
  • R , 1 hr 42 min
  • Art House/Foreign
    Horror
The Woman Synopsis
A lawyer uses brutal means to forcibly tame the last remaining member of a violent clan.
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Critic Ratings

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80

The New York Times

The Woman is not, obviously, a family movie, but it is, like much of the best drama, about a family - here, how an outsider upends its...
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75

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
The mix of blunt sexual politics and dime-store-paperback luridness has the bracing quality of tub-brewed rotgut. It eats away at the...
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75

New York Post

By V.A. Musetto
The Woman is disturbing, lurid and perverse, but that isn't necessarily bad: Horror buffs, especially fans of Ketchum, will be overcome...
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67

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
There are plenty of guts, but The Woman doesn't have enough to make its feminist rhetoric stick.
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63

Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The movie - which caused walkouts and an uproar at Sundance - rewards your endurance with an utterly insane 30-minute climax of violence,...
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60

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
The Woman isn't simply a gore-fest. It's just mostly a gore-fest, with a little more going on, as well.
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60

Empire

So horrifying it caused a number of hardcore journos to storm out of its Sundance screening, btu if you've got thick, thick skin, you might...
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40

Village Voice

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Even with a nauseous climax, The Woman never gets under the skin, and its artsy-languid pacing and incessant lite-metal commentary tunes...
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20

Time Out New York

By Joshua Rothkopf
Dropping on top of the heap is Lucky McKee's barely competent domestic thriller, bound to make you groan more than think.
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The Woman review

By Siren76
It starts off slow and is pretty confusing. It left me with a lot of questions at the end of the movie but was an interesting story....

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Rated R | For strong bloody violence, torture, a rape, disturbing behavior, some graphic nudity, and language