Alexandra's Project

Directed by Rolf de Heer
Film Movement
2003
103 Minutes
Australia
English
Thriller, Erotic, Drama
Not Rated

It's Steve's (Gary Sweet) birthday and he's just been promoted at the office. In a good mood, he goes home to his family expecting to celebrate. Instead, he finds an empty suburban home and videotape labeled 'Play Me.' The tape begins with his loving wife (Helen Buday) providing birthday wishes and quickly segues, to his pleasant surprise, into a striptease. But surprise turns into shock when he sees a gun pointed at her head. As the tape plays, his seemingly ordinary life unravels into a nightmare of mind games and revenge. Along with two brilliant lead performances, acclaimed auteur Rolf de Heer brings to us his visionary new twist on the psychological thriller.

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  • "CRITIC'S PICK Ingenious!"
    , New York Magazine
  • "Genius! Impressive...remarkable...[and] quite unlike anything else out there."
    Liz Braun, The Toronto Sun
  • "Refreshing [and] complelling!"
    Jeremiah Kipp, FilmCritic.com
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