As everyone knows, Quentin Tarantino's Kill Bill has been sliced in two. We thought of publishing one half of our coverage in this issue, and then making you wait a couple months for the climax. Instead, we've opted for mercy, compassion, and forgiveness, and unleashed two of our best writers on Volume 1—after all, two heads are better than none
Like his other films, Secret Things combines elements of melodrama, fantasy, and social realism, investigates questions of power, class, and sexual politics, and evades clear-cut classification. Welcome to the twisted universe of Jean-Claude Brisseau, one of French cinema’s best-kept secrets.