Hard CandyDVD - 2006
"Two thumbs up!"--Ebert & Roeper
"Absolutely terrifying!"--Film Threat
"***1/2 Riveting and terrifying."--USA Today
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"Honors student, remember? Nothing I can't do when I put my mind to it."
"Is this torture to you? Because, wow, I guess you've never read anything about Amnesty International or Human Rights Watch, because this? This is nothing."
"Well, I think it's better to meet people online first, sometimes. You get to know what they're like inside. When you work as a photographer, you find out real quick people's faces lie."
Jeff Kohlver: Why don't you just kill me?
Hayley Stark: Is that what you think I want?
Jeff Kohlver: You were coming on to me!
Hayley Stark: Oh, come on. That's what they always say, Jeff.
Jeff Kohlver: Who?
Hayley Stark: Who? The pedophiles! 'Oh, she was so sexy. She was asking for it.' 'She was only technically a girl, she acted like a woman.' It's just so easy to blame a kid, isn't it! Just because a girl knows how to imitate a woman, does NOT mean she's ready to do what a woman does.
Hayley Stark: I mean, you're the grown up here. If a kid is experimenting and says something flirtatious, you ignore it, you don't encourage it! If a kid says 'Hey, let's make screwdrivers!' You take the alcohol away, and you don't race them to the next drink!
Jeff Kohlver: Who the hell are you?
Hayley Stark: I am every little girl you ever watched, touched, hurt, screwed, killed.
Jeff Kohlver: Ah, so you and your mom are both wacked?
Hayley Stark: I dunno. There's that whole nature versus nurture question, isn't it? Was I born a cute, vindictive, little b**ch or... did society make me that way? I go back and forth on that..
Frightening or Intense Scenes: This film is very raw, so there is some definite tension experienced by its audience. It can be frank in its discussions, which might be somewhat shocking. If emotional distress is too intense for you or the sight of blood makes you queasy, then this film may not be for you.
Violence: Torture and other forms of graphic violence are depicted, but more lightly than that of a typical horror film.
Coarse Language: The F-word is uttered about 20 times. There are 18 sexual references and a handful of scatological terms and mild obscenities.
Sexual Content: There are illusions to sexual activity. A teenager shown without a shirt in a bra. There's some succinct chatter about sex (usually referred to in terms like "slept with" and "screwed" and the like). There is one conversation that reveals something that alludes to incest.
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In this adult retelling of the fairy tale "Little Red Riding Hood", a suspected pedophile faces problems when he brings home a teenage girl that he met on the Internet.