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Repulsion Movie Review Summary

Actors: Catherine Deneuve, Ian Hendry, John Fraser, Yvonne Furneaux, Patrick Wymark, Helen Fraser

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In Roman Polanski's movie from 1965 we see a young woman, Carol Ledoux, a mentally ill person suffering from agoraphobia. She is left in her sister's apartment for a couple of days when the sister goes away. She cuts herself off from society and stays in the apartment. Her paranoia and fear of men and sexuality gives her hallucinations which takes her deeper and deeper into madness.
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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1960's-1970's Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness

Main Character

Identity:    -   Female Profession/status:    -   unemployed Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   French Unusual characteristics:    -   Mentally ill

Setting

Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes

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