Dir. Götz Spielmann
Austria 2007 | Colour | 116 mins | Cert 15 | Thriller
Cast: Johannes Krisch, Ursula Strauss, Andreas Lust
Nominated for an an Oscar in 2009, Revanche is a stunning and gripping thriller from Austrian filmmaker Götz Spielmann. Ex-con Alex spends his days working as an assistant in a Viennese brothel where he falls for Ukrainian hooker Tamara. Together they plot to escape to a new life but their plans unexpectedly clash with the lives of a police officer and his wife. Spielmann creates a tense and surprising portrait of vengeance and redemption, and a journey into the darkest forests of human nature, in which violence and beauty exist side by side.
Available on: DVD
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