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A young couple on a motorway journey are drawn into a game of cat and mouse with a truck driver following a near accident.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Zakes Abbot (as Will Ash)
The Tarman
Peter Wyatt ...
Mr. Coates
Sheila Reid ...
Mrs. Coates
PC Mitchall
Rupert Procter ...
Dad (as Rupert Proctor)
Carol Allen ...
Harry Mondryk ...
Tobias Adams-Heighway ...
Drummer Boy
Dasiy Mondryk ...
Woman in Loo


Tired and irritable, Zakes Abbott drives home along the motorway, his girlfriend, Beth, asleep beside him. Failing to spot his exit he speeds across the causeway, cutting up a white van and barely avoiding an accident. Apoplectic with rage, the truck driver gives chase, and as he violently overtakes the tailgate flips up revealing a woman bound and bloodied in the back. But before there is time for a second look, the door is slammed shut and Zakes is left bewildered and wondering if what he saw was real. Later at a service station, Zakes' fears grow when Beth goes missing, and as he begins a frantic search, he is enticed into a deadly game of cat and mouse on the deserted motorway. But being the sole witness to the earlier scene, how does he convince others of his desperate need for help? Playing on our most primal fears, this taut suspense thriller challenges a world where we constantly turn responsibility over to someone else and asks the question: what do you do when there is no ... Written by Zoe Flower

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When Zakes is looking for Beth in the service area, he crawls under a lorry in the lorry park in the pouring rain, in the next scene inside the service area, he appears clean and dry, surely he would be covered in oily marks. See more »


Zakes Abbot: [goading the Tar-man outside] Remember me you CUNT!
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Brooding British Thriller!
16 August 2009 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

better than expected British thriller about a mad man in a truck abducting girls. Zakes Abbot discovers this one night when he drive behind the Psycho's truck. is it better to leave it be? or get involved? hell soon find out the consequences of his decision. the last 20 minutes of the film , i found myself yelling at the screen saying "be quiet", "stupid woman" and "moronic dog". decent acting by the lead and superbly directing for first timer Mark Tonderai. the film could have easily be 30 minutes longer, especially since there was a few questions i wanted answered. the lack of these answers is the only reason i gave "Hush" a 7 in stead of an 8.

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