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The Ferryman (2007)

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The story of a group of twenty-something's who charter a boat to Fiji for the trip of a lifetime, before stumbling upon an evil that demands vengeance at any cost.

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A voyage from New Zealand to Fiji aboard a large sailboat seems to be a perfect holiday until a mysterious mist appears on the second day and a distress call is picked up on the radio. Going to the aid of the ship in trouble the yacht comes across a drifting fishing boat, and find one lone survivor. When this man is taken aboard the yacht strange events begin to happen and people start acting as if they were not themselves. Written by Ron Kerrigan <mvg@whidbey.com>

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Rated R for brutal horror violence, language, some sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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The Ferryman - Jeder muss zahlen  »

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The role of Big Dave was offered to 'Ray Winstone'. See more »

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References The Love Boat (1977) See more »

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Fraction Too Much Friction
Written by Tim Finn
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very slow and confusing but the last 30 minutes deliver
9 February 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

This was a strange flick to watch. It all started as a normal flick and it really took a while before things go wrong. Even when the fog comes in you have to wait a bit before the 'knife' will do what it does, killing.

It's not a common horror because it contains all kind of stories. We do have a part of possession and we do have some supernatural stuff going on. In the beginning I was a bit confused what was going on but once you know what the knife does due watching closely to the tattoo you will get it and rather enjoy it. The acting was believable but I must say that John Rhys-Davies (The Greek) wasn't convincing at all.

But it's the creepy atmosphere in the last half hour that keep you watching and you want to know what is going to happen next. It isn't gory or messy but the red stuff do flows a few times.

A bit confusing the first 40 minutes but keep watching until the end for the reason already explained and for nudity you just couldn't see coming.

Gore 1/5 Nudity 0,5/5 Effects 3/5 Story 3/5 Comedy 0/5


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