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Blood River (2009)

 -  Horror | Thriller | Western  -  April 2009 (USA)
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A psychological thriller, which explores the destruction of a young couple's seemingly perfect marriage.

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Clark Ewald and his pregnant wife, Summer, are on their way to her parents. They take a lonely road through the Nevada desert. They pass by a walker dressed like a cowboy and later they stop for the night in a motel. In the morning they return to the road while the cowboy leaves. Fifty miles from the hotel, the couple has a car accident and they decide to walk to the next town. They arrive to find a a ghost town and out of the blue, the stranger arrives and introduces himself as Joseph. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Joseph: I'm the future of the world, only the world don't know it yet...
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A really good thriller
30 April 2009 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Blood River is one of the better Indy films I've seen in a long time. The lead actor is exceptional and the rest of the small cast deliver fine and engrossing performances, the look of this film is top draw and the location was right on the money, a spooky ghost town. The story had me memorized and on the edge of my seat. The transformation of the victims were totally engrossing and the climax was horrifying. The style was straight forward and simple, which adds to it's classy film making. All the tension built just fine to a climatic ending. After leaving the the theater, I found myself thinking about some of the bad things I've done in my life and even called a friend to apologize about the thing I did, which he wasn't aware of. It made me search my soul and think a lot about being a better man. Rod Serling would be proud.


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