Inju: The Beast in the Shadow

Is there justice after all?
Benoît Magimel, Lika Minamoto and Shun Sugata.
Directed by Barbet Schroeder

It is not easy to review a truly horrendous film. For one thing, I know they exist out there but I don’t see enough of them to have determined a standard for the low point. For another, a corollary, there’s generally some redeeming feature in the worse films. Not in Barbet Schroeder’s Inju, however. It is just plain awful, an absurd thriller/horror story (the slash is particularly appropriate ... more >