First off, the film is about woman power – feminism in a way. It is written by a woman, directed by a woman, and not a single one of its stars is either ditsy or a bimbo. In fact, they are normal, intelligent women stuck in a bad spot. There are breast shots sure, but now that I am older, I realize that they weren't what I thought. Not a single bit of nudity in this movie happens outside of what would be normal, everyday happenings. None of it is gratuitous. And there really isn't all that much of it.
Throughout the movie, you will see women playing the traditional rolls of men. A repair woman fixing the telephone or a carpenter building something. Almost all of the parts are played by women. There is a pizza boy and a paper boy, but not many others. Except, of course, the killer.
He is a man that kills only woman using a drill with a very long bit. It isn't hard to see the metaphor in that. He drills holes through these women as they do their best to fight back, for the most part holding their own until that one mistake that gets them killed. In the end, the killer is stopped by having his drill bit broken off by one of them. I can't say for a fact that the filmmakers were going for the metaphor, but I can't help but see it everywhere in this film.
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