One morning, Murphy receives a phone call: his ex-girlfriend Electra has disappeared. Married and with a son, Murphy spends his day remembering his two year romance with Electra, a tremendously extreme and passionate relationship. Gaspar Noé shook up the recent Cannes festival with this cross between melodrama and porn, where sex and suffering are presented through the realism and proximity characteristic of 3D.
Buenos Aires, 1963. Son of a painter, he spent his youth back and forth between Argentina and the U. S. After working on several film shoots, he presented the medium-length film Carne (91) in Cannes. He directed the feature films I Stand Alone (98), Irreversible (02), Enter the Void (09) and Love.