I Spit On Your Grave

I Spit On Your Grave
Tags: David Maguire

Meir Zarchi's I Spit On Your Grave (1978) is of the most controversial films ever made both condemned as misogynistic and praised for raising uncomfortable issues about sexual violence. David Maguire investigates the historical, social, and political landscape of the film's release and how it has become ground zero for the rape-revenge genre.