Review: The Book Of Revelation

By Gerald Aaron, March 28, 2008


There is as much eroticism as mystery at the heart of director Anna Kokkinos’s strictly-for-adults film of Rupert Thompson’s well-received novel in which Melbourne dancer Daniel (Tom Long) is kidnapped and subjected to sexual abuse by three masked women. The sequences of Daniel’s humiliation are graphic, and leave the film open to accusations of exploitation. That said, it is a stylish, provocative thriller whose narrative is marred only by the sexual staging.

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