Going Under [Blu-ray]
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|Format||Widescreen, Blu-ray, Color, DTS Surround Sound|
|Runtime||1 hour and 38 minutes|
A Tale Of Obsession, Submission And Tortured Love.
Peter, a married psychotherapist, and Suzanne, a professional dominatrix, have been engaged in an affair of sensual dominance and submission in an S&M dungeon where they must abide by the rules. Now, those rules are about to be broken when they agree to see each other on the outside. As Peter becomes increasingly obsessed with the troubled Suzanne, they embark on a sordid psychosexual journey into their tortured pasts through their most carnal desires.
Tony Award winner Roger Rees (THE PRESTIGE, THE WEST WING) and Geno Lechner (SCHINDLER'S LIST, IMMORTAL BELOVED) star in this starkly beautiful Award-winning film that brilliantly illuminates the dark world of S&M, fetishized eroticism, and the disturbing consequences of blurring the line between fantasy and reality.Extras:
Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director Eric Werthman and Star Roger Rees
Pushing the Boundaries - Interviews with Stars Roger Rees and Geno Lechner
NYC Black & Blue Ball
WINNER: Best Of The Fest - Northampton Independent Film Festival
WINNER: Best Narrative Feature - Cinekink NYC 2005
- Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
- Language : English
- Product dimensions : 17.15 x 13.46 x 0.89 cm; 90.72 Grams
- Manufacturer reference : BLUG7051BR
- Media Format : Blu-ray, Color, Widescreen, DTS Surround Sound
- Run time : 1 hour and 38 minutes
- Release date : 1 July 2016
- Subtitles: : English
- Studio : Blue Underground
- ASIN : B00PWDAG4K
- Number of discs : 1
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Those looking for something that is unique and independent in nature should also find this movie well acted, interesting and informative.
Both of the main characters are engaging and likable, but they carry deep and unresolved hurts. They are gentle, good people searching for a way to heal themselves, or at least a way make it through each day with their un-exorcized pain. But the film doesn't wallow in boring angst - these are proactive people. Their journey together may be doomed from the start, but it was a good journey for each of them to undertake, and it takes them a step closer to the healing each craves.
It's not really about the sex, and I think people who come to the film looking for a sex-thrill aren't going to get what they came for. And the people looking for a sensitive human drama might not choose it in the first place, thinking it would not deliver on that level. But it does. Actually, both characters are fully dressed and being themselves (to the extent they can) in the film's sexiest scene.
People have criticized the ending, but I found it realistic, and more to the point, fully satisfying, if bittersweet. (If you've seen "The Ebony Tower" you may note some parallels.)
It may be very hard to generalize how this film will affect people. If you're the kind that can't get past some of the subject matter (or if that's all you came for) you'll miss the forest for the trees. And it's a forest very worth seeing. I thought of the old quote, roughly translated as: "I am human, so nothing human is alien to me." Remember to bring your empathy with you to this film, and you'll be able to explore a beautiful forest.