Scalene (2012)




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Movie Info

A perceptual thriller told from three points-of-view revolving around the rape of a female college student by a mentally handicapped man and his mother's subsequent revenge after his incarceration. -- (C) Official Site

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Mystery & Suspense
Directed By:
Written By: Brandon Owens, Zack Parker
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 31, 2012
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as Paige

as Charles

as Mrs. Alexander

as Mr. Alexander

as Public Defender

as City Prosecutor

as Dr. Khamis

as Daniel Trimble
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Critic Reviews for Scalene

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (4)

While occasionally unpleasant, the film never crosses the line from bearably chilling to unbearably gruesome, keeping its characters credible and its events explicable.

Full Review… | January 19, 2012
New York Times
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The resolution of its conflicting truths proves so bizarre and idiotically off-the-wall that it mitigates all that precedes it.

Full Review… | January 19, 2012
Top Critic

Strong performances and a Hitchcock-trained eye build unnerving tension into its depiction of the intimate stress of caring for an invalid and the ways people might or might not crack under it.

Full Review… | January 17, 2012
Village Voice
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Full Review… | January 27, 2012
New York Times
Top Critic

A masterful piece of independent filmmaking...

Full Review… | September 12, 2013
Cinema Crazed

This methodical thriller becomes doubly troubling by ensuring that all of its pieces, in the final appraisal, don't fit together.

Full Review… | June 12, 2012

Audience Reviews for Scalene

Great acting. Though the movie is shown backwards it still worked. It kept me very interested. Liked seeing "Young Jenny from movie: Forrest Gump in this! I thought she did fantastic.

Jennifer Torres

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