The 10th Victim

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Great dystopian science fiction story about the mass media's absolute power and paid violence commodification turned into a game. #MOVIES

In a dystopian future, world leaders decide to exorcise violence through legalized murder into a television game.

Competitors must face 5 games as hunter and 5 as prey, thus reaching the 10th Victim final prize.

The winner is then named Decathon, covered with ease and privilege and idolized by the crowds as a magnificent national hero.

A beautiful huntress has finally reached her last game and must hunt an eccentric Italian living in Rome.

The two will then begin to study and prepare a trap for each other, meanwhile making agreements with the sponsors to earn the most by selling the exclusivity on the murder.

Great dystopian science fiction story about the mass media’s absolute power and paid violence commodification turned into a game.

Ursula Andress simply a goddess in the role of the beautiful and intelligent killer nearing retirement in her hardest hunt.

A woman who moves all her pieces with exasperated precision, organizing with meticulous accuracy her last fight.

Marcello Mastroianni is simply exceptional in the role of prey. Ironic and arrogant hunter, know-it-all, and selfish, he hardly seems to care about the possibility of dying at any moment.

The man really likes the woman, together with which he also spends pleasant moments. But, secretly, he also cures his agenda by making commercial agreements and choosing the best locations to carry out her murder.

Elio Petri director’s work is incredible, filling every moment of history with smart humor. Leaving behind the Italian neorealism, the director dares to show his future ideas.

A future that, in look and design, we can define as the father of the Matrix of the Wachowski’s sisters.

From the protagonists’ romance to the advertising products selling between murders, The 10th Victim is an absolute masterpiece.

Great dystopian science fiction story about the mass media's absolute power and paid violence commodification turned into a game. #MOVIES

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