Irreversible (2002)

Time destroys everything.

  • Genre: Drama, Thriller, Crime, Mystery
  • Release Date: 2002-05-22
  • User Rating: 7.1/10 from 835 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 37min
  • Language: Français
  • Production Company: Wild Bunch
  • Production Country: France
  • Director: Gaspar Noé
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Events over the course of one traumatic night in Paris unfold in reverse-chronological order as the beautiful Alex is brutally raped and beaten by a stranger in the underpass. Her boyfriend and ex-lover take matters into their own hands by hiring two criminals to help them find the rapist so that they can exact revenge. A simultaneously beautiful and terrible examination of the destructive nature of cause and effect, and how time destroys everything.

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  • Monica Bellucci

    as Alex
  • Vincent Cassel

    as Marcus
  • Albert Dupontel

    as Pierre
  • Jo Prestia

    as Le Tenia
  • Philippe Nahon

    as Philippe
  • Stéphane Drouot

    as Stéphane
  • Jean-Louis Costes

    as Fistman
  • Mourad Khima

    as Mourad
  • Michel Gondoin

    as Mick
  • Hellal

    as Layde
  • Nato

    as Commissaire
  • Fesche

    as Chauffeur Taxi
  • Gaspar Noé

    as Client du Rectum
Directing Gaspar Noé Director
Production Christophe Rossignon Producer
Sound Thomas Bangalter Original Music Composer
Camera Benoît Debie Director of Photography
Production Jacques Grant Casting
Art Alain Juteau Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Laure Culkovic Costume Design
Writing Gaspar Noé Writer
Sound Francois Lepeuple Foley
Camera Gaspar Noé Director of Photography
Art Sandra Castello Assistant Art Director
Art Nicolas Javel Assistant Art Director
Lighting Mathieu Szpiro Gaffer
Camera Eric Catelan Steadicam Operator
Crew Yoann Copinet Visual Effects Editor
Visual Effects Rodolphe Chabrier Visual Effects Supervisor
Sound Olivier Busson Boom Operator
Sound Marc Boucrot Sound Editor
Sound Cyril Holtz Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Costume & Make-Up Ghislaine Tortereau Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Pierre Chavialle Hairstylist
Crew Jean-Christophe Spadaccini Makeup Effects
Production Vincent Cassel Co-Producer
Production Brahim Chioua Co-Producer
Production Richard Grandpierre Co-Producer
Production Gaspar Noé Co-Producer
Production Emmanuel Gateau Consulting Producer
Visual Effects Xavier Fourmond Digital Compositors
Visual Effects Isabelle Roussel Digital Compositors
Crew Eric Vidal Compositors
Editing Gaspar Noé Editor