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May 2, 2014 6:25 pm
That Tarantino is a fan should be a clue. Queasily combining jet-black humour with ultraviolence, this Israeli chiller has its tongue firmly in its cheek and its grip firmly on sensitive body parts.
Miki is a tough cop determined to beat a confession out of a known paedophile until he meets the even more determined Gidi, a victim’s father with a penchant for extreme DIY.
A droll script gives way to scenes of torture porn but interruptions from Gidi’s parents provide welcome relief – albeit not for him. It seems even violent psychopaths have insistently doting Jewish mothers and fathers keen to show their sons how it’s really done.
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