While driving through the kilometer 31 of a lonely road, Agata Hameran hits a boy. She leaves her car to help the victim and another car runs over her and she falls in a deep coma. Her twin... See full summary »
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While driving through the kilometer 31 of a lonely road, Agata Hameran hits a boy. She leaves her car to help the victim and another car runs over her and she falls in a deep coma. Her twin sister Catalina telepathically feels the pain of Agata and hears her whispering for help. Together with her boyfriend Nuno and Agata's mate Omar, they return to the km 31 of the road, and find out that the place is surrounded by supernatural accidents caused by the ghost of a mother that lost her boy many years ago. Further, Catalina discloses that the spirit of Agata is trapped between the worlds of the living and the dead. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
This film is great, its not particularly deep and reflective it is simply what it needs to be, a pure really good commercial horror film.
I wont deny it borrows a lot of the aesthetics from J Horror however I don't see the big deal as so does every recent ghost/supernatural flick from the rest of Asia and the US. It worked for it so why should I complain about them not coming up with a whole new never before seen look when I never ask that from international films.
I went to see it in the theater in the middle of the afternoon and the place was packed(which really hindered my enjoyment but thats beyond the point), more so than any other Mexican flick I've ever seen on the theater, it was mostly teenagers of the like you would likely see on American horror films but rarely on a Mexican film and they really were enjoying it. There were screaming like crazy and more than one girl left the theater scared before the thing was finished. I've read more than one bad review by the all knowing "profetional Critics" but at the end of the day I'm sure the guys from Lemon Films will laugh at them all the way to the bank to cash their big checks, this movie will be a huge commercial success and hopefully fuel the making of horror films in Mexico.
Im looking forward for Castañeda's next flicks, hopefully after that Blackout one he will get to do more Mexican films and wont be relegated to do all his work outside like it has Happened to Guillermo DelToro.
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