Climax

Climax

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Released: March 1, 2019
Director: Gaspar Noé
Producer: Edouard Weil, Richard Grandpierre, Brahim Chioua, Vincent Maraval
Studio: Raven Banner Releasing
Cast: Sofia Boutella
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Length: 95 minutes
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Climax Overview

From director Gaspar Noé comes a hypnotic, hallucinatory, and ultimately hair-raising depiction of a party that descends into delirium over the course of one wintry night.

In Climax, a troupe of young dancers gather in a remote and empty school building to rehearse. Following an unforgettable opening performance lit by virtuoso cinematographer Benoît Debie and shot by Noé himself, the troupe begins an all-night celebration that turns nightmarish as the dancers discover they've been pounding cups of sangria laced with potent LSD.

Tracking their journey from jubilation to chaos and full-fledged anarchy, Noé observes crushes, rivalries, and violence amid a collective psychedelic meltdown.