"Serbian Film" is a horror movie that has already played at the SXSW festival, where it shocked audiences with its brutally violent visuals. The film is now playing at the Cannes festival where distributors are having a tough time sitting through the screening.
TwitchFilm is reporting that a person (buyer for a distributor) was so disturbed by what he saw on screen that he got up and tried to leave the theaters. Before making his way out, the person became so faint and disoriented that he collapsed at the exit, falling face first into the door, breaking his nose and leaving a puddle of blood on the floor.
This is not an isolated case. During SXSW, a woman ended up throwing up. And since the film is so disturbing, theater staff were given the option of not serving attendees during that particular screening.
"Serbian Film" revolves around a former male pornstar who signs on for an "artistically-designed" porn film that offered him a generous payment. As the filming begins, the man begins to suspect that the director's intentions may be darker than mere pornography.
I am Serbian, and i am not impressed with the movie based on trailers. (haven't seen it yet) And why, WHY - he needed to put "Serbian" in the title , like people don't think we are savages already. f*ck you Srdjan Spasojevic! And if you want to see real trailer of this movie, you can see it here:
Well this looks like a car crash, you just cant look away, and its just a trailer. Lol at softies passing out though, you know its gory when a f*cking guy from Cannes passes out, those bitches have pretty graphic movies themselves!
"Serbian Film": Giving new meaning to the term "torture porn."
By Alison Willmore on 03/15/2010
Filed under: Reviews So Milos has been whittling away the nest egg he'd saved up over his porn star years, before he left the business to get married and raise a son. He's approached by a mysterious millionaire named Vukmir who pitches him on a plan to make pornographic high art, but refuses to give him a script ahead of time. The shoot starts getting weird, and Milos tries to quit, but instead wakes up groggy and covered in blood four days later, heading off on an extremely disturbing variation on "Dude, Where's My Car?" set to throbbing techno and flashes of grotesque imagery as how he spent that missing time starts coming back to him. The film's a slow build, and that build-up can be clunky (the constant talk of Milos' artistry as a porn leading man seems awfully silly, especially given the glimpses we're shown of his past work), though technically the production is well put together, making full (if familiar) use of the warren of dark hallways, industrial rooms and spotlit, shadow-shrouded spaces in which the Vukmir's film is being shot.
Movies can use transgressive topics and imagery toward great artistic resonance -- "Dogtooth," also here at SXSW, manages that nicely. They can also just use them for pure shock/novelty/boundary-pushing, which is where I'd group "Serbian Film." That it comes from a country that's spent decades deep in violent conflict, civil unrest, corruption and ethnic tensions makes it tempting to read more into the film than I think it actually offers -- ultimately, it has as much to say about its country of origin as "Hostel" does about America, which is a little, but nothing on the scale its title suggests.
As is, it's impossible to imagine "Serbian Film" getting a theatrical release, though I'm sure it'll be a major cult item on DVD someday.
"Serbian Film" currently has no U.S. distribution.
So, the director (the one in the movie) wants to make this a snuff film... kewl!
And this story is yet another argument as to why everyone should eat something different on the plane. If food poisoning breaks out... there's still someone around that can land the damn thing (a bit related, but not... so of like the author of the 'Photos of Optimus Prime and Rachet' article today).
This reminds me of how people watching Irreversible were getting sick in the theaters and vomiting everywhere. Except that was because they were playing extremely low frequencies during specific scenes, not so much for the content of the movie.
@whoever- Sequel???? Hollywood is probly thinking of a remake right now.
Staring- Corey Feldman, David Carridine, Michael Hutchence, Lindsay Lohan, Gary Coleman. Special Guest Stars- Coc, Vin & Megan Fox... not doubt you guy's will think of more and bwtter actors for the remake.
On subject, Bloody China!!!! can't see the clip!!!!
What ever happened to horror movies? I am so sick and tired of horror movies trying to use gore as scares. You guys can enjoy this one. Needless to say I'll never waste the time to watch it when I could being something much more interesting. Like rearranging my sock drawer.