105 mins
6.4 / 10 (4044)


Teenager Hayley goes to a coffee shop to meet Jeff, the photographer she met on the Internet. Jeff thinks he is in for a real treat, but she plays a trick on him. After drugging Jeff and tying him down, she reveals that she knows Jeff preys on teenage girls and plans to wring a confession from him.

MUBI's take

A perversely thrilling 21st-century take on “Little Red Riding Hood,” this provocative debut from British director David Slade is a tense and psychologically claustrophobic battle of wits. Starring a pre-Juno Elliot Page, Hard Candy takes a scalpel to the moral arguments for preventative punishment.

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