Martyrs 2008
Title: Martyrs
Release year: 2008
Country: Canada, France
Genre: Horror

A young woman’s quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.

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Rated 4 out of 5
4 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)
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Rated 4 out of 5

“Martyrs” is a horror movie directed by Pascal Laugier, released in 2008. The movie follows the story of Lucie, a young girl who was subjected to extreme physical and mental abuse as a child, and her best friend Anna.

As adults, Lucie tracks down the family who tortured her and kills them, with Anna’s help. However, their revenge takes a dark turn when they discover a secret society that specializes in inflicting pain to achieve a state of transcendence.

The movie has received mixed reviews, with some praising its brutal and uncompromising approach to horror, while others criticized its excessive violence and lack of substance. It has become a cult classic in the horror genre and is known for its shocking and disturbing content. It is not recommended for viewers who are sensitive to violence and gore.

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Director: Pascal Laugier
Actor: Anie Pascale,Catherine Bégin,Daniel Deburghgraeve,Emilie Miskdjian,Erika Scott,Gaëlle Cohen,Hervé Desbois,Isabelle Chasse,Jean-Bernard Côté,Jean-François Boudreau,Jean-Marie Moncelet,Jessie Pham,Juliette Gosselin,Louis Thevenon,Louise Boisvert,Mario Mancini,Mathieu Samaille,Michel Cormier,Mike Chute,Morjana Alaoui,Mylène Jampanoï,Olivier Villeneuve,Patricia Tulasne,Patrick Dorval,Philippe Laugler,Robert Toupin,Tony Robinow,Xavier Dolan