Scalene (2012)

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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

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Cast

LaDonna Pettijohn
as Mrs. Alexander
Raymond Kester
as Mr. Alexander
Sean Blodgett
as Public Defender
Angela Steele
as City Prosecutor
Frank T. Ziede
as Dr. Khamis
Mark A. Nash
as Daniel Trimble
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Critic Reviews for Scalene

All Critics (8) | Top Critics (3)

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

Jan 19, 2012 | Rating: 4/5

The resolution of its conflicting truths proves so bizarre and idiotically off-the-wall that it mitigates all that precedes it.

Jan 19, 2012 | Full Review…
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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.

Jan 17, 2012 | Full Review…

Your experience with the film will last long after that scene is over, and the investment of time is absolutely worth it.

Aug 21, 2018 | Full Review…

A masterful piece of independent filmmaking...

Sep 12, 2013 | Full Review…

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

Jun 12, 2012 | Rating: 66/100 | Full Review…

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