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Great movie but the very end... Touchy feely kills scary More movies like this, please! Good until... Other creepy 70s films? Burnt Offerings Great scary film Any other forgotten 80s horror movies to recommend? Is this movie scary or political? Cool movie View all posts >


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Yes. It’s on Amazon now. Yeah, I just finished reading the book in French. It seems to me that in the book, the entire first part is just some delusion he is having as he lays out in the water contemplating a gruesome suicide. None of that other stuff in Paris ever really happened except in his head, and in reality, he is on vacation in Macao with his wife. He actually only shaves off his mustache once, in the end, when, in real time, he goes back to his wife in the hotel room, shaves off his mustache and then keeps slicing off his face and slits his throat. The brutal ending of the book is much more disturbing, almost upsetting, than the movie, which is more mysterious and puzzling. It’s a good book, but I think I prefer the way the movie ended. That’s how it was with me, when I was in elementary school in the 60s and early 70s. A bully or two, and the rest of the kids either watched or cheered. I imagine it’s still that way. I love it. I just watched the film and was ready to hate it, but I ended up really liking it. The soundtrack was great too. This. She was a Nazi. The Perfume of the Lady in Black (1974) A woman living in an ornate apartment in Rome begins to feel that there is something wrong with her neighbors. Is she going crazy or is there some sort of conspiracy? If you watch this movie, you will see a lot of Polanski influence, but I think that The Tenant itself is influenced by this film. What a great movie! I just watched it for the first time. Besides Eraserhead, it also reminds me of Ingrid Bergman’s Persona, and the screaming mermaid reminds me of Dagon. The end is rather like the ending of Mulholland Drive. Everything before the end was the dream of a dying person. View all replies >