Jimmy, a young man of 17, is bereft and alone after the brutal murder of his father. Burdened by grief, he goes to live with his Uncle Leonard, an ex SAS officer, who runs a below-ground storage facility in the city. While exploring the maze of corridors Jimmy comes across a deeply disturbed man, Francis, who seems to be hiding evidence of a crime in his storage unit inside a red metal drum barrel. Jimmy breaks into this man's room and discovers clear evidence of a murder. He shows his uncle and the two men, not trusting the police, decide to break into the man's house and confront him. Jimmy soon discovers that once you start down a dark road, it's impossible to turn back. Written by
When I finished watching STORAGE I thought to myself this wasn't bad at all, this film was actually good considering I haven't really ever seen an Australian film that I could say was good but STORAGE was certainly an exception.
STORAGE, although its a good film does have one flaw and that is a lack of suspense in the final act, the first half builds nicely, it sets up the mood, creates atmosphere, develops each character fully and keeps you guessing for quite a while and has a set of very good plot twists, the film even tries to side step the obvious genre clichés, these are all the positive things but the only thing that keeps it from being a great thriller is the lack of suspense towards the end, if I could be more specific without spoiling it, with the exception of one shocking moment its the most predictable part of the film.
Overall, despite the one flaw STORAGE is worth seeing and is worthy of a broader audience, I definitely recommend this film if you want to see it.
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