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Macabre (2009)

Not Rated | | Horror | 1 November 2013 (USA)
Two newly weds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road trip as a last attempt to reconcile Adjie with his estranged little sister Ladya. ... See full summary »

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Ladya
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Adjie
Sigi Wimala ...
Astrid
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Adam
Daniel Mananta ...
Jimmy
Dendy Subangil ...
Eko
Imelda Therinne ...
Maya
Mike Muliadro ...
Alam (as Mike Lucock)
Ruly Lubis ...
Arman
Felicia A. Sumarauw ...
Baby
Risdo Alaro Martondang ...
Sersan Syarief
Ikhsan Samiaji ...
Taufiq (as Ikhsan Samiadji)
Cansirano ...
Sony Samba
Roni Kribs ...
Petrus
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Two newly weds Adjie and Astrid, along with 3 of their best friends decided to have an interstate road trip as a last attempt to reconcile Adjie with his estranged little sister Ladya. Their trip is however abruptly interrupted when they run into Maya, a strange girl out of nowhere, who wanders aimlessly into their path. "I've been robbed" is all she has to say. The friends unanimously decided to give her a ride to her isolated house by the end of the woods. Maya introduces Adjie and friends to her blue-blooded mother Dara, a woman of ageless enigma and few spoken words. Dara insists that their kindness should be repaid with a dinner feast. This is where the night turns into a crimson-hell for the 6 friends, who find themselves trapped and hunted down by Dara and her cult-like family of her three deadly protégés, born and raised to systematically eliminate unsuspecting passers-by for one nefarious reason. Slaughtered one by one, everybody will bleed, the darkest of nights never looked... Written by Anonymous

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Photograph of Hell
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Excellent horror-slasher
29 March 2011 | by (Berlin, Germany) – See all my reviews

One of the highlights of my Cannes 2010 festival, Macabre dishes up the deaths in very assured and bloodily violent form. In a nutshell: 6 young people end up trapped in a house with a very nasty matriarch and her equally nasty offspring. Yes, there is a reason why the baddies do what they do, but you need to see the film for that!

It's true, as has already been posted here, Macabre does not break any new ground and perhaps jaded palettes will find little here to their taste, but like a well engineered German car, the film delivers the goods in messy style. Breaking with, say, the US tradition, those whom you think would or deserve to survive, do not, nor does the order of their going follow typical genre rules. Unlike in British horror films there is also no humour to alleviate the situation, although local audiences will clearly get a laugh from the stupidly bumbling police - I found them overplayed and irritating - who fortunately also provide more fodder for the maniacs!


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