French Extreme Cinema

Baise-Moi- (2000)

Dir- Virgine Despentes and Coralie

Frontiers- (2007)

Dir- Xavier Gens

High Tension (2003)

Dir- Alexandre Aja
A trip home for a young woman and her friend turns into a horrific journey for survival as they are stalked by a deranged serial killer who leaves a trail of bloody corpses in the French countryside. Directed by Alexandre Aja, High Tension would stand out for its extreme violence and be one of many French films featuring such intense direction.

Ils- (2006)

Dir- David Moreau & Xavier Palud

In My Skin- (2002)

Dir- Marina de Van

Inside- (2007)

Dir- Alexandre Bustillo & Julien Maury

Intimacy- (2001)

Dir- Patrice Chereau

Irreversible- (2002)

Dir- Gaspar Noe

Martyrs- (2008)

Dir- Pascal Laugier
After being imprisoned by an unknown group, a young woman and her friend seek out clues to the mysterious family who tortured and abused her. Martyrs was part of the New French Extremity movement that featured extreme violence, sex, and psychological issues.

Sheitan- (2006)

Dir- Kim Chapiron