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Eden Lake (2008)

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Refusing to let anything spoil their romantic weekend break, a young couple confront a gang of loutish youths with terrifyingly brutal consequences.

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Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve, escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their campsite. Reveling in provoking the adults, the gang steals the couple's belongings and vandalizes their car leaving them completely stranded. When Steve confronts them, tempers flare and he suffers a shocking and violent attack. Fleeing for help, Jenny is subject to a brutal and relentless game of cat-and-mouse as she desperately tries to evade her young pursuers and find her way out of the woods. Written by Pathe International

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A weekend by the lake, with views to die for.

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Rated R for strong brutal violence, pervasive language, some nudity and brief drug use | See all certifications »

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12 September 2008 (UK)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$5,824 (USA) (31 October 2008)

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$5,824 (USA) (31 October 2008)
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Throughout the movie the amount of blood and dirt on Jenny and Steve can change instantly. An example is when Jenny and Steve are hiding underneath the wooden hut (in the lake.) In one shot Steve's chin dips into the lake and this causes his chin to become mostly clean from dried blood and dirt. But in the next shot all the dried blood and dirt is suddenly back covering his entire face. See more »

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Steve: I promise, the quarry's fucking stunning.
Jenny: The quarry is stunning. No 'fucking'.
Steve: [getting closer to her] Please, miss.
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Truly Disappointing
2 October 2009 | by (India) – See all my reviews

Throughout the movie created a tension that's all right....but the conclusion is worthless....it did not fulfill the expected expectation......the whole thing had very less manners which is simply not desirable.....it has no moral values rather it effects nourishing minds.........I couldn't extract any exact motive of the movie....I am thinking the whole movie all these people has seen but nobody sees its problem.

I agree that the thrilling part is there and starting is quite excited but there is no meaning in finishing up the movie in harsh manner.Where ever the lady goes there that boys family and relatives are there....is not it nonsense. and all deaths were innocent deaths as if the director has some personal revenge on that couple...........


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