I heard rumblings of it at first. People who knew I liked my cinema dark and nihilistic, telling me I needed to see The Seasoning House. Thankfully, in my line of work, I get a lot of good recommendations from people quite regularly. The drawback is, these films get added to a list that is already a mile long. I added Seasoning House to my list of things to eventually watch, and got on with life. Wasn’t sure when the opportunity would arise to watch it, but never forgot about it. But this week, I finally had a moment to sit down with this movie, and damn, were they right. This film is twisted and sickening. Keep in mind, much like when I talked about A Serbian Film, I am not telling you to see The Seasoning House. I am simply letting you know it is very disturbing, and mines some issues most would rather spend their lives avoiding. It was a powerful film, but it was also utterly upsetting and unsettling. If you are a woman, this movie will make you ill. If you are a man, this movie will make you want to rip off your penis and revolt.
Yes. It is one of those.
The oddest part is that it was all women who recommended I watch it.