Repulsion (1965)

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In Roman Polanski's first English-language film, beautiful young manicurist Carole suffers from androphobia (the pathological fear of interaction with men). When her sister and roommate, Helen, leaves their London flat to go on an Italian holiday with her married boyfriend, Carole withdraws into her apartment. She begins to experience frightful hallucinations, her fear gradually mutating into madness.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 100% / Audience 87%

8/10

Rated Unrated 1 hr 44 mins

GENRES
Drama • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION
Roman Polanski
CAST
Catherine Deneuve  •  Ian Hendry  •  John Fraser  •  Yvonne Furneaux

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Catherine Deneuve Carole Ledoux
Ian Hendry Michael
John Fraser Colin
Yvonne Furneaux Hélène Ledoux
Helen Fraser Brigitte
Patrick Wymark le propriétaire
Valerie Taylor Mme Denise
Monica Merlin Mme Rendesham
Renée Houston Mme Balch
James Villiers John
Hugh Futcher Reggie
Imogen Graham Manicurist