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On January 9, 2009, five college students left New York City for a weekend in the country. 48 hours later, all five students have simply vanished without a trace. There were no leads and no evidence - until now.
Courtney S. Bunbury,
A pseudo-documentary edited from the home movies of serial killers Wayne & Andrea Montgomery, presenting a look into their quiet, suburban lives...as well as the graphic & disturbing details of their horrific crimes.
In Los Angeles, the psychopath Doug stalks the sexy Latin woman Amy in a park and follows her. Later he breaks into her apartment and bugs it with surveillance cameras, learning her taste in movies, rock bands and books, and uses the collected information to approach to her in a cafeteria. Doug becomes Amy's best friend helping her in situations created by him, and when her friend Jen suspects of him, he kills her. The lonely and vulnerable Amy gets closer to Doug, now alone with her. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
...and entirely too believable. But then, that is what makes good film noir.
There is absolutely nothing in this movie that doesn't contribute to it, from the shot via hidden cam approach, to the acting, the lighting, the casting and the score. This is simply a BRILLIANT movie.
Ten minutes into the film, I found myself repelled, yet fascinated, like a mouse before a cobra. By the time it was over, I felt like I needed a shower.
Ana Claudia Talancón (who is remarkably easy on the eyes) played her role superbly, and Colin Hanks turned in what SHOULD be an award-winning job as "Doug", the stalker. It's a shame that the little movies like this so often get overlooked.
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