The Most Assassinated Woman in the World (La femme la plus assassinée du monde)

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Parisian actress Paula Maxa has been killed more than 10,000 times on stage at the Grand Guignol Theater, famous for its gory spectacles. A journalist begins investigating the theater's impact on a series of murders potentially inspired by its shows. As he continues to pry, he learns the lines of performance and reality are blurred for Paula, who endures the trauma of gruesomely dying over and over again.

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  • As a murder mystery it's not quite the taut thriller you might want, but it's got style points to spare.

    Sep 26, 2018 | Full Review…
  • Unfortunately, the story that the film tells is far less exciting than the art form to which it pays tribute.

    Sep 17, 2018 | Full Review…
  • More interesting for its milieu than its mystery, but fun

    Sep 10, 2018 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…
  • Most Assassinated has strong ideas that slowly fade as the film goes on.

    Sep 3, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • much as the film is more concerned with backstage drama than with the gory scenarios that it so lovingly reconstructs and restages, its own narrative too is best viewed as a convenient platform for capturing all manner of rich background detail

    Aug 31, 2018 | Full Review…
  • The true beauty of The Most Assassinated Woman In The World, however, is its arc. Rather than bequeathing dry instruction on performance history, the wraparound story uses era-specific storytelling techniques to ensure the audience is in on the secret.

    Aug 29, 2018 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

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