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Hold (I) (2009)

 |  Drama, Thriller  |  31 May 2009 (USA)
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"Hold" is a tense, spare, and lean drama about a young couple's relationship in the aftermath of a violent home invasion. Boasting no musical score and filmed in claustrophobic closeups, it... See full summary »

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Alan Marsh
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"Hold" is a tense, spare, and lean drama about a young couple's relationship in the aftermath of a violent home invasion. Boasting no musical score and filmed in claustrophobic closeups, it investigates the frailty of the hero complex by putting a microscope on American paranoia. Written by Revision Films production staff

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After premiering in the Texas Competition of the 2010 Dallas International Film Festival, HOLD played a week later at the 2010 Kent International Film Festival in Connecticut, where it won The Sleeping Giant Award (feature), given to films "that people should be on the watch for". See more »

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"Hold"-Life after Rape
27 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

"Hold" is a realistic journey into the lives of a married couple (played by a tormented Robby Storey and Stephanie Rhodes) dealing with sexual assault. The film is shot with a series of uninterrupted takes or 'plan sequence' that boldly forces the audience to live through the trials facing it's main characters. This stylistic approach seamlessly adds to the tension and despair of an already sensitive subject matter. Yes... the director Frank Mosley does this on purpose. The result? "Hold" is an accomplished and poignant look at the reclaiming of life after rape... and rape after marriage...

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