For the Sake of Vicious (2020)
March 8, 2022 3:41 PM - Subscribe

Romina, an overworked nurse and single mother returns home from her late shift on Halloween to find a maniac hiding out with a bruised and beaten hostage. When an unexpected wave of violent intruders descends upon her home, the trio realize the only way out of the situation is to work together and fight for their survival.

Currently streaming in the US on Shudder.
posted by DirtyOldTown (2 comments total)
All the trigger warnings. This is a nasty little piece of work.

That said, I tend to come down pretty close to this review:
Carrer and Eveneshen's world may be cruel, but it's not exploitative. It's dismal, but never tedious. It's violent, but not soulless. It's our world, like it or not.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 4:00 PM on March 8, 2022 [1 favorite]

Non-standard items used as weapons in this movie:

-toilet lid
-tea kettle
-cutting board
-shower curtain
-strand of holiday lights
-decorative wood trim
-curtain rod
-freezer door
-flat screen television
-glass cabinet doors
-bits of broken knife
-fistfuls of shattered glass
-and a hammer.

posted by DirtyOldTown at 11:20 AM on March 9, 2022 [1 favorite]

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