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Scalene (2012)




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A perceptual thriller told from three points-of-view revolving around the rape of a female college student by a mentally handicapped man and his mother's subsequent revenge after his incarceration. -- (C) Official Site

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LaDonna Pettijohn
as Mrs. Alexander
Raymond Kester
as Mr. Alexander
Sean Blodgett
as Public Defender
Angela Steele
as City Prosecutor
Frank T. Ziede
as Dr. Khamis
Mark A. Nash
as Daniel Trimble
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Critic Reviews for Scalene

All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

While occasionally unpleasant, the film never crosses the line from bearably chilling to unbearably gruesome, keeping its characters credible and its events explicable.

January 19, 2012 | Rating: 4/5

The resolution of its conflicting truths proves so bizarre and idiotically off-the-wall that it mitigates all that precedes it.

January 19, 2012 | Full Review…

More concerned with the novelty of its three-act, "three-perspective" structure than with how that structure actually functions.

January 18, 2012 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…

Strong performances and a Hitchcock-trained eye build unnerving tension into its depiction of the intimate stress of caring for an invalid and the ways people might or might not crack under it.

January 17, 2012

Zack Parker has assembled a stellar ensemble cast led by a mind-blowing performance from recent Emmy Award winner Margo Martindale.

September 21, 2020 | Rating: 3.5/4.0 | Full Review…

Your experience with the film will last long after that scene is over, and the investment of time is absolutely worth it.

August 21, 2018 | Full Review…

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