- 1 hr 31 min
A carnage heavy, no holds barred stalk-and-slash fright-fest that recalls the genre's late '70s heyday, Switchblade Romance is an uncompromising and brilliantly unsettling film from writer-director Alexandre Aja. Best friends and holidaying students Marie (Cécile De France) and Alex (Maïwenn) travel to the countryside to visit Alex's parents, but when a homicidal maniac turns up at the house, leaving a trail of corpses in his wake, Alex and Marie are forced to fight for their lives with some heavy-duty weaponry. With a heart-pounding pace as brutal as its husky, truck-driving killer, Switchblade Romance delivers a truly visceral experience. Undoubtedly the film that horror junkies have been waiting for, viewing alone is not advised.