The Movie:Better known under the alternate title of The Runaways, Jean Rollin's 1981 bizarre and macabre fairy tale begins with the fairly iconic image of a young woman named Marie (Christiane Coppe) sitting in a wooden rocking chair in an otherwise empty field. A doctor and his nurse watch her from the window of the nearby asylum that Marie has called home for an unknown amount of years, and their discussion confirms that they have no choice but to leave the poor girl in the asylum for the rest of her life as she's unable to communicate, and therefore function, with anyone on any sort of passable level.Things begin to change for Marie when a young woman Michelle decides, after being forced to take a cold shower and to wear a straight jacket, that she's going to escape from the asylum. She talks Marie into helping her and that night they sneak out of the hospital into the...Read the entire review

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