Legally restricted to persons over 16Lenght : 82 min // Ratio : 1.85 // Format : dcp
In the work of the Japanese novelist Ryu Murakami, Piercing quite naturally resembles Audition, the latter adapted with graphic bravery by Takashi Miike in 1999. The class and gender issues resonate perversely. The bloody claustrophobia is synonymous with a deeply disturbed society. Nicolas Pesce daringly transposes his dramaturgical material into a Palmesque mannerism influenced by giallo, and offers memorable roles to the two main actors.