To finish off Noirvember, we look at the 1996 neo-noir Bound. Written and directed by The Wachowskis. Starring Jennifer Tilly, Gina Gershon and Joe Pantoliano.
Joining us is Sarah Truesdale!
Trigger warnings for this episode are physical violence, gun violence, blood, and toxic masculinity.
The Handmaiden (2016)
Directed by Chan-wook Park
Screenplay by Seo-kyeong Jeong, Chan-wook Park
Based on the novel Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
Starring Min-hee Kim, Kim Tae-ri, and Jung-woo Ha,
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her.
Leon: The Professional
Written and Directed by Luc Besson
Starring Jean Reno, Gary Oldman, and Natalie Portman
The plot follows Léon, a professional hitman, who reluctantly takes in 12-year-old Mathilda, after her family is murdered by a corrupted Drug Enforcement Administration agent. Léon and Mathilda form an unusual relationship, as she becomes his protégée and learns the hitman’s trade.
Directed by Peter Jackson
Screenplay by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh
Starring Melanie Lynskey and Kate Winslet
Two teenage girls share a unique bond; their parents, concerned that the friendship is too intense, separate them, and the girls take revenge.
In Search of Cleo: How I found my pussy and lost my mind by Gina Gershon
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