Directed by: Eric Werthman
Starring: Roger Rees (The Prestige, The West Wing), Geno Lechner (Schindler’s List, Immortal Beloved), Miho Nikaido (Henry Fool)
Release Date: June 26, 2007
This starkly beautiful Award-winning film brilliantly illuminates the dark world of S&M, fetishized eroticism, and the disturbing consequences of blurring the line between fantasy and reality.
A Tale Of Obsession, Submission And Tortured Love
Peter, a married psychotherapist, and Suzanne, a professional dominatrix, have been engaged in an affair of sensual dominance and submission in an S&M dungeon where they must abide by the rules. Now, those rules are about to be broken when they agree to see each other on the outside. As Peter becomes increasingly obsessed with the troubled Suzanne, they embark on a sordid psychosexual journey into their tortured pasts through their most carnal desires.
Tony Award winner Roger Rees (THE PRESTIGE, THE WEST WING) and Geno Lechner (SCHINDLER’S LIST, IMMORTAL BELOVED) star in this starkly beautiful Award-winning film that brilliantly illuminates the dark world of S&M, fetishized eroticism, and the disturbing consequences of blurring the line between fantasy and reality.
- Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director Eric Werthman and Star Roger Rees
- Pushing the Boundaries – Interviews with Stars Roger Rees and Geno Lechner
- NYC Black & Blue Ball
- Theatrical Trailers
- Reflections on GOING UNDER by Marta Helliesen, Ph.D. (DVD-ROM)
- English: 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround; Dolby Surround 2.0
- 1.78:1 / 16×9
- 98 Mins.
- Not Rated
- Region Code: 0
NOTES & REVIEWS
“Not Since SECRETARY Has A Film So Accurately And Provocatively Captured The Subtleties Of Human Emotion Inside Of An S&M Relationship.”
– Sex Herald
“Unnerving Emotional Sophistication…”
– Jeannette Catsoulis, The New York Times
“There Is Admirable Intelligence And Restraint On Display.”
– The Hollywood Reporter
“Roger Rees Is Marvelous, And Marvelously Brave!”
– The Boston Phoenix
“It’s Wonderful To See The Brilliant Roger Rees Get A Crack At A Leading Role – Particularly One That Requires Him To Bare All, Both Emotionally And Physically!”
– Time Out New York