In the vein of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and The Brave One with Jodie Foster, Revenge is the hot female vengeance film of 2017. Anna is drugged and raped after a night of drinking. She decides to find her rapist by picking up men at bars, getting intimate, and using her extreme sense of smell to decipher who her attacker was. As her need for revenge rises, and as she gets closer to discovering her rapist, Anna’s life is put in grave danger. How far she will go for vengeance?
It’s no longer a man’s world " is the tagline for the iconic rape/revenge movie MS. 45. In the feature film Revenge, the present day heroine Anna brings vengeance to our modern world.
Anna Kilius is a professional building engineer with hyperosmia, an extreme sense of smell. The movie opens as Anna and her best friend Sara Russo are spending their holidays in San Remo, Italy. In a casual conversation, Anna confesses that she is still a virgin. Sara is shocked, but concocts plans to solve that problem when they return to Paris.
When they return to France, Sara takes Anna out to have fun. They both get drunk and Anna is flirting. As the night progresses, Sara is exhausted, and leaves with her boyfriend while Anna stays because she is under the spell of a charming young man.
At dawn, Anna wakes up in a field. She has been drugged and raped. Sara takes Anna to the police station, but Anna is confronted with a skeptical policeman. This starts the build of her anger. Anna returns to work, but she is having trouble focusing, and is given some time off.
Anna’s anger is cresting. She starts to track her rapist through hyperosmia, a precise olfactory memory. Instinctively, she returns to the same bar, meets men, and takes them home to get intimate. And by her strong sense of smell, she thinks she has found the perpetrator of this heinous crime. Now Anna’s life is in danger as her need for revenge consumes her.