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A strict father loosens up enough to let his children take a day off school for a trip to the countryside. But things turn darker when the family realize he is planning to make it their last outing ever.

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With the world in financial turmoil, Kurt Wendell has lost his top job in the city but cannot bear to tell his family the dreadful truth. Luckily he's a man who knows how to make serious cutbacks... Granting his children a day off school and his wife a day off work, Kurt drives the whole family to a remote spot, miles from civilization. Little do they know what he has in store for them... One last bit of business, a final project that is both sinister and deadly, involving his wife, his children, and the savagely beaten man trapped in the attic... It's not only Kurt Wendell that's getting AXED, as his ex-boss and his horrified family are about to find out, one by one. Written by Ryan Lee Driscoll

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Rated R for bloody violence, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
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This is shocking and amusing in a roller-coaster manner
21 May 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Soooo shocking and at the same time with amusing excerpts. Enjoyable nonetheless. With some suspense loaded into it that keeps you gripped for most of the time. The actors carry the plot-line really well even if there is a little overacting in some places. My only niggle was that it left little to the imagination. However I particularly enjoyed the manic look of "Dad", who relentlessly pursued his revenge on his family, who he perceived to be individually immoral in their own behaviours or nature. Some familiar themes here of every day life that allow us to all identify with, such as adultery, sexuality and of course murder. The death penalty should definitely be brought back for dad, after his slashing antics.


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