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Them (2006)
"Ils" (original title)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  19 July 2006 (France)
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Lucas and Clementine live peacefully in their isolated country house, but one night they wake up to strange noise... they're not alone... and a group of hooded assailants begin to terrorize them throughout the night.

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A group of hooded strangers terrorize guests at their country home. A remake of the 2006 French film, "Ils".

Director: David Alcalde
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Clémentine, a teacher in a French School in Bucharest, lives with her husband, Lucas, in a remote real estate in Snagow. During the night, Clémentine is woken by weird noises outside their house, and Lucas sees their car being stolen. The lights are turned off, the phones are disconnected and they see that they are no longer alone. When weird lights appear outside, they hide in the cellar and try to ask for help from what could be a dreadful night of pure terror. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for some violence and terror | See all certifications »

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Piano notes played periodically throughout soundtrack was used in Space: Above and Beyond: Season 1, Episode 12 Who Monitors the Birds?(7 Jan. 1996) See more »

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When Clementine drives to the house a crew member (most likely cameraman) is visible on the car glass. See more »

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Child: We just want to play! Why won't you ley us? Let us! Will you let us?
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Tense as hell...
9 December 2006 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

...but in the end you realize this is something you'll only watch once or perhaps twice. It's a perfect cinema experience however.

The sound work works really well in a theater. There is clearly a very eager and talented sound designer and editor responsible for creating most of the tension. Every single creak and footstep is perfectly placed for the best scares. The plot is the "weakest" part, but it's nothing you'll care about. The best thing is that it mercifully steers clear of all "jump" scenes we know and hate from American scary movies.

After the first act, lightning starts to come in more and more and almost replaces sound as the tension-maker. This is also done extremely well. Actually, this is probably one of the most well- made horror movies in a long time. Everything plays out perfectly; lightning, sound, camera-work(modern, but not annoyingly so) editing and cinematography.

Definitely worth watching for the technical aspects alone, but more so for the tension and the scares.


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