For those of you who haven't seen Pascal Laugier's French horror film Martyrs, don't see it under any circumstances
unless you're not partial to sleeping at night.
For those of you who HAVE seen the film, you know there's no way that the American remake will come close to it…but even despite that, it will still be very disturbing.
The film tells the story of Lucie and Anna, two orphans who develop a strong bond with each other, until one of them seeks revenge on a family who may or may not have abused her as a child. We won't even tell you what happens from there, because it's too damn disturbing!
Here's what director Daniel Stamm had to say about the movie:
"Martyrs is very nihilistic. The American approach [that I'm looking at] would go through all that darkness but then give a glimmer of hope. You don't have to shoot yourself when it's over."
Stamm also dismissed rumors that Kristen Stewart would star in the remake.
Hmm…could have been inneresting to see K-Stew take on this role. Then again, her involvement might encourage kids to find a way to see this movie, and if it's anything like the original, they definitely should NOT.
Do U think U could handle the Martyrs remake? How about the highly disturbing original?