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Legitimate

USA 2013
produced by
Izzy Lee for Nihil Noctem Films
directed by Izzy Lee
starring Michael Thurber, Karin Webb, Katrina Galore, Izzy Lee
written by Izzy Lee, music by Shayne Gryn, song by Give Zombies The Vote, special effects by Izzy Lee

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review by
Mike Haberfelner

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Over the years, men have made many atrocious comments about rape, some out of pure ignorance (and even I am not sure I'm not guilty of that, for which I of course apologize), some out of lack of sympathy, but some go further, are downright mean, are pathetic attempts to justify rape in order to maintain "our" patriarchal dominance over women. And one of the vilest remarks about rape ever was that from Representative Tom Adkins when commenting on pregnancy through rape: "If it's a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down." - a quote that also opens this movie here.

We then see a congressman (Michael Thurber) paying a visit to a nightclub, where he's presented with a tied up stripper (Karin Webb) to have fun with ... but before he can have his way with the girl, he passes out - and when he wakes up again, he finds himself in a back alley, and there's something growing in his belly ... can't have been legitimate rape then ;)

 

Very obviously, this film was inspired by the vile remarks of Tom Adkins - and really, it was about time somebody showed this idiot the middle finger ... but the film doesn't work merely as a political statement but more so even as a piece of horror cinema - bare to the bones mind you, also due to its very limited running time, but it does work due to its actual feel for the genre and for storytelling, the meanness of its story that goes beyond just making a point, and of course, that wonderful twist at the end of the movie.

Fun, really!

 

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

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