Director: Alexandre Aja Run Time: 90 min. Release Year: 2003 Language: French with English subtitles
Starring: Andrei Finti, Cécile de France, Maïwenn, Oana Pellea, Philippe Nahon
Screenwriters: Grégory Levasseur, Alexandre Aja
Producers: Robert Benmussa, Alexandre Arcady, Luc Besson
A brutal and mind-bending night of true terror, Alexandre Aja’s High Tension will still leave your skin crawling and your stomach in knots twenty years after its release. Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia’s parents’ secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls’ idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror as the blood begins to flow and the body count rises. This gruesome shocker is definitely not for the faint of heart – if the gore doesn’t get you, the shocking ending will!