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Wilderness (2006)

R | | Horror | 11 August 2006 (UK)
Juvenile delinquents gets sent to a small British island after a fellow prisoners death, where they have to fight for survival.

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Steve
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Jethro
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In a juvenile detention center, the inmate Dave commits suicide after being abused with his friend Lindsay by the sociopath bullies Steve and Lewis under the indifference of the other cell-mates. The governor sends them to an uninhabited island to improve their relationships and characters under the command of the tough monitor Jed. They meet another camping with female delinquents under the command of veteran soldier Louise and they camp in another area. However, when they are attacked by a pack of dogs and a mysterious man with a cross-bow wearing camouflage, they join forces fighting to survive under the leadership of Callum. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated R for strong violence and gore, language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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£3,000,000 (estimated)
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When Steve and Lewis get their legs burned in the hermit's boat, Steve gets his left leg burned. But throughout the rest of the movie, his right leg is shown to be burned, complete with the right trouser leg having a hole where the fire burned through. See more »

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A horror movie where most of the characters are villains
21 May 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

I had a bad feeling about this movie during the first minutes, even though I had read the plot before. It seemed like a gloomy drama about the life of a bunch of young prisoners, that would end up having almost no room for horror whatsoever. I feared that "Wilderness" would turn out to be one of those films that frantically try to give a lesson about life or something like that. Appealing as that may sound, it didn't look much like a horror movie to me at first and I was very close to leave it unfinished during the first minutes. Fortunately, I was patient enough to realize that I had a pleasant surprise ahead of me, when all of a sudden, the locations changed and the circumstances became far more dangerous than they are inside a prison. So for those of you who think this is probably a movie with a profound message and a big amount of drama, sorry to disappoint you, but this is more than anything a flick meant to be enjoyed by gore lovers.

In "Wilderness", a bunch of violent prisoners are sent to an isolated island, after one of the interns commit suicide. It appears that the young cell-mate, whose name was David, felt forced to take his own life, due to the constant, aggressive harassment that he used to suffer from his fellow inmates. The idea for the educational little trip, is to build some self-respect and learn a few things about the values of life, with the object of achieving a better relationship with the others. However, these nasty young rascals won't hesitate to show their true colors as soon as they disembark and they even have the pleasure of coming across a bunch of pretty female convicts from a different group. The whole point of the trip gets quickly forgotten, but a new lesson regarding survival is what the inmates are forced to learn, when the figure of a mysterious hunter appears out of nowhere and starts to chase them for no evident reason.

Essentially, "Wilderness" is a movie that is probably not meant to be taken very seriously. It is on the whole an entertaining gore fest with some of the most enjoyable and brutal scenes that can be compared to "Battle Royale", "Wrong Turn", "Friday the 13th" and "Il Camping del Terrore" by Ruggero Deodato (although many people would probably disagree with that). Nevertheless, in the end, it manages to achieve its own dazzling and yet simple denouement, where the mysterious surroundings is revealed in a very simplistic and crude way. The filming location is pretty much one of the highest points of the film. The idea of a killer running wild in an isolated island full of enormous trees and bushes, pretty much creates this unsettling atmosphere of being actually locked up, and the characters somehow appear in real danger for the first time. This is rather ironic, considering that the film takes place in jail during the first minutes. With nothing else to add, I highly recommend this film to anyone who is in the mood for amputation, narrows, bear-traps, fire and wild dogs on the loose.


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