Drama,Thriller   France

I Stand Alone, also known as Seul Contre Tous, is a 1998 French film directed by Gaspar Noé. The film follows the story of the Butcher, a bitter and angry man who struggles to make peace with his past and find a new start in life.

After leaving his mentally handicapped daughter in an institution, the Butcher moves to the suburbs of Lille with his mistress, who promises to help him start a new butcher shop. However, the Butcher soon discovers that his mistress has deceived him, and he is left feeling hopeless and betrayed.

Frustrated and disillusioned, the Butcher decides to return to Paris in search of his daughter, hoping to reconnect with her and make amends for the mistakes of his past. Along the way, he encounters various obstacles and challenges, and his journey becomes a bleak and disturbing exploration of human despair and suffering.

As the Butcher struggles to navigate the harsh realities of life and confront his own inner demons, the film delves into themes of isolation, alienation, and the crushing weight of societal pressures. It is a dark and unflinching portrayal of the human condition, offering a raw and provocative look at the struggles of an individual trying to find meaning and redemption in a world filled with pain and hardship.
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