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On January 9, 2009, five college students left New York City for a weekend in the country. 48 hours later, all five students have simply vanished without a trace. There were no leads and no evidence - until now.

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Credited cast:
Laurel Casillo ...
Cassy
Morgan Hooper ...
Mark
Torrey Weiss ...
Tanya
Ryan Maslyn ...
Leo
Elyssa Mersdorf ...
Miriam
Gail Cadden ...
Aunt Gail
Leo's Dog ...
Maya
Sarah E. Harwood ...
Girl at Deli
Rhonda Balcom ...
Waitress at Diner
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It's Miriam's 21st Birthday. As a birthday gift, Miriam's aunt Gail has decided to lend Miriam her beautiful country house for an entire weekend. Aunt Gail's country house is amazing. It's a four bedroom house surrounded by breathtaking mountains and miles and miles of woods. Miriam invites her young college friends Cassy, Mark, Tanya and Leo to join her at the country house for what looks to be the most amazing weekend ever. Of course they all jump at the chance to spend a free weekend in the country, in the middle of nowhere. Miriam's friends are totally in the mood for a big time party weekend. They're also anxious to escape the dark and gloomy concrete jungle known as Manhattan. Miriam, Cassy and Tanya bring the food. Mark brings the beer and Leo, the aspiring filmmaker, brings his new video camera. Leo hopes to produce a short movie by documenting every amazing moment of this weekend getaway. Unfortunately, what Leo ends up capturing on camera is not a weekend of peace and ... Written by Dominic Perez

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Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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The film took three months to write, seven days to shoot, and one month to edit. See more »

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At the beginning when they are passed by the van on Storm King Mountain Road, they are traveling south towards the city, instead of north towards the Catskills. You can tell this by the Hudson River being on the left side of the road, instead of the right. See more »

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found footage to avoid
25 March 2013 | by (Midian) – See all my reviews

I have nothing against found footage flicks let that be clear but this one here just doesn't deliver any frights or scary moments. What the makers were trying to do is to make a found footage that has a bit of a Blair Witch Project (1999) look. But this time it just didn't work out.

I had to wait around 50 minutes before the first weird thing really happens and even that part was rather stupid. You know the feeling, doors being slammed...Before that you have 5 friends meeting each other and going for a anniversary weekend at a house of one's aunt. But while driving out of New York some van is annoying them. They start filming the van but before they know it the van follows every move they make. But it isn't scary. Once at the house the van pops in again and they go to the woods, getting lost of course full of weird noises but again, nothing really happens. Once the night vision is switched on on the camera I thought, well now we are going to get it but just when it should happen, the movie is over...I thought. End credits and still over 10 minutes before the end. Oh yes, we do see that the van filmed them too, a thing we already knew from the VHS throughout the flick. And even that part I had something like, were is the evil thing? Well, the last minute we do hear some evil thing, already once heard in this flick. Fim over and I agree, an evil thing to watch. avoid it and that's a thing I don't say normally.

Gore 0/5 Nudity 0/5 Effects 0/5 Story 2/5 Comedy 0/5


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