Before the warning was in the name, Gaspar Noé’s feature debut took a slice off the TAXI DRIVER meat rack and turned a butcher’s screed against humanity into a piece of French extremity worth the controversy. In 35mm.
“…To shock is not a goal, it’s a medium.” – Gaspar Noe on I STAND ALONE
“Not for the weak-hearted” – The Austin Chronicle
“A corrosive masterpiece” – Jonathan Rosenbaum, Chicago Reader