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Rosario Dawson Was Angered By Ignorant Fan

August 13th, 2007 9:13am EDT
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Rosario Dawson blasted an ignorant movie fan at a recent screening of her harrowing new rape film after he suggested her character was "really rough" on her attacker.

The star's character in Descent is brutally assaulted and then seeks revenge on her attacker - hiring a friend to rape him - and she was left furious when one fan sided with the film's rapist.

Dawson tells Movies.com, "The whole rape thing was just making me really, really angry. At the first screening we had a Q & A, and a man said, 'It looked like she was into it when she was raped and then she really is rough on...
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Rosario Dawson Stars In 'Descent,' Opening August 10 In Limited Release

August 4th, 2007 9:00am EDT
Rosario Dawson
In Descent, acclaimed actress Rosario Dawson plays the most controversial character of her career: a promising college student who becomes bent on seeking revenge after a shocking act of violence is committed on her.

The feature debut of co-writer/ director/producer Talia Lugacy, Descent is a film that unnervingly tackles some of the country's most taboo subjects.

Maya's (Dawson) life seems blessed- the boys can't resist her charm and beauty and she has a promising academic future – yet she still feels alone. Jared's (Chad Faust) is also blessed with ease. The two begin to flirt...
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Rosario Dawson Honors Drama School Promise To Director Pal

March 31st, 2007 5:00pm EDT
Rosario Dawson
Rosario Dawson has kept a promise to an old drama school friend - by starring in her first film about a date rape victim. Dawson also signed on to produce Talia Lugacy’s hard-hitting movie, Descent, which has become one of the year's must-see independent films.

The star first started working on the project a decade ago when she and Lugacy were pals at acting school the Lee Strasberg Institute, where Hayden Christensen and Scarlett Johansson were also students.

She says, "Talia was always gonna write and direct this film and I was gonna act and produce. It's taken us all that tim...
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