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The Squad (2011)
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After losing contact with a military base, a high mountain unit is sent to investigate. Upon arrival, they find only a woman in chains. Isolation and the impossibility of escape serve to undermine the soldiers' judgment.

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Andrés Castañeda ...
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Julio César Valencia ...
Robledo
Andres Torres ...
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Mateo Stevel ...
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Daniela Catz ...
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After losing contact with a military base, a high mountain unit is sent to investigate. Upon arrival, they find only a woman in chains. Isolation and the impossibility of escape serve to undermine the soldiers' judgment.

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Something is out there.

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Horror | Thriller

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7 October 2011 (Colombia)  »

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Az osztag  »

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$1,300,000 (estimated)
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Impressive, brooding South American military / horror yarn
21 June 2013 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I caught this first time around on Netflix about a year ago and absolutely loved it. So much in fact I bought the film on DVD a couple of months ago (not sure if it has had a blu-ray release). I really can't recommend this film enough it is well written, well shot, well acted and has a brooding, claustrophobic quality about it that stands it head and shoulders above the large percentage of dross that currently boasts to be "the scariest film you will see this year, blah blah"

I must also mention the score which adds impressively to the ominous atmosphere of this film overall. Impressive!


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