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The Tunnel (2011)

Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 19 May 2011 (USA)
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An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them.

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Natasha Warner
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Peter Ferguson
Steve Davis ...
Steve Miller
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Jim 'Tangles' Williams
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Stalker
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Trevor Jones
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Security Guard
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Government Minister
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Emergency Operator (voice)
Shannon Harvey ...
Jane Schmidt (as Shannon Jones)
Arianna Gusi ...
Kate
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Sef
Jessica Fallico ...
Jess
Ben James ...
Dez (voice)
Peter Overton ...
Himself - News Presenter
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An investigation into a government cover-up leads to a network of abandoned train tunnels deep beneath the heart of Sydney. As a journalist and her crew hunt for the story it quickly becomes clear the story is hunting them.

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AUD 135,000 (estimated)
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When Peter's body is on the floor of the subway station with Natasha crying next to him, his body slightly changes positions between the feed from their own camera on the floor and the camera from the station. See more »

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Another Shaky Camera Movie
4 January 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Let's try facts instead of paid positive reviewers. (1.) Over 50% of the movie is composed of "talking heads". You don't know what talking heads are? It's a cheap production technique where all you see is someone's head talking to the camera; often in a monotonic pseudo-documentary style to save a money, cover a lack of the following: acting, sets, props, plot and to lend a deceiving sense of credibility to a story. (2.) The Blair copycat formula of poorly lit places with shaky cameras e.g. Quarantine, (Rec), Poughkeepsie Tapes, Wicksboro Incident. (3.) Storyline is of the usual investigators of a make believe or highly exaggerated haunted "whatever" story. This one's a subway. (4.) Over 40% is the isolated claustrophobic running nowhere as seen from the point of view of a camera (or two). In this case, as is usual, we have normal lighting which seems to randomly switch off followed by viewing through a low light camera. If watching the walls of a subway tunnel is exciting then this is time well spent. (5.) Scary part is always very brief, in this case, just seconds. A very blurry figure that likes to make groaning sounds (how creative) and snatches someone so quickly it is also just a blur. (6.) Ends with usual talking heads' actors telling us how frightening it all was followed by few lines in credits telling us who lives on and who just disappeared.


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