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Gina Gershon and Jennifer Tilly nearly set the screen on fire in this clever, female-powered twist on the standard Mob caper film. Gershon is Corky, an ex-con renovating the apartment next door to where Tilly's Violet lives. Violet is the moll of psychotic gangster Caesar (Joe Pantoliano), who uses the apartment as an occasional location for meetings and beatings, and also uses Violet as an occasional plaything for his Mob cronies. Violet is attracted to the super-sexy Corky, and the two begin
Oct 4, 1996 Wide
Jun 19, 2001
Republic Pictures Home Video
Some caper movies build suspense, while others tweak the genre with tongue lancing cheek. But this lesbian caper pic often pulls off both feats in the same scene, even simultaneously.
[VIDEO ESSAY] Revered in lesbian circles for its hat-tips to the milieu's authenticity, "Bound" is a neo-noir that earns every ratchet click of tension is draws from its audience - body and soul.
A typical film-only platter from Olive Films benefits from a sturdy transfer, which flatters some of this hot-lesbian-action thriller's design elements more than others.
Stylish, nicely written and filled with tension. An exceptional piece of filmmaking.
A masterful neo-noir, with bright and shiny colors and contrasts, deliciously camp acting, and a killer plot.
Excellent movie, proving the Wachowski Brothers did have talent, once.
Gangsters and Lesbos and pre-Matrix Wachowskis . . . oh my!
Audience Reviews for Bound
- Caesar: What did she do to you?
- Violet: Everything you couldn't.
- Corky: [after making love with Violet] I can see again!
- Violet: I'm not sorry for what I did, I'm sorry for what I didn't do!
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