Trailer: Gaspar Noe’s “Climax”

Controversial director Gaspar Noe pushes the limits with all his films from “Irreversible” to “Enter the Void” to “Love 3D”.

This year he returns with “Climax,” a new film shot over just two weeks and which just premiered at the Director’s Fortnight in Cannes to reviews which dub it his “most focused achievement” and arguably his best work to date.

Set in the mid-1990s, the story follows twenty urban dancers engaged in a three-day rehearsal in a closed-down boarding school surrounded by forest.

They decide to celebrate with one last party around a large sangria bowl when the atmosphere becomes charged and a strange madness will seize them the whole night. They succumb to their neuroses and psychoses on the way.