Ten people arrive at a secluded mountain resort to find it completely deserted. With no gas for the return trip, the visitors are forced to stay and investigate the mystery surrounding the abandoned lodge.
Brian Austin Green
A crew of coal miners becomes trapped 600 feet below ground after a disastrous collapse. As the air grows more toxic and time runs out, they slowly descend into madness and begin to turn on one another.
When two bus crash survivors awake to discover that they are the only people left in their small town, they must form an unlikely alliance in a race to unravel the truth behind their isolation. As strange events begin to unfold, they start to question whether the town they know so well is really what it seems. Written by
Ashley Nicole Blevins (one of the carnival scene extras) was dubbed "The Sledgehammer Girl" by one of the directors. Ten years old at the time, they had her playing the game where you swing the sledgehammer to test your strength and try to ring the bell. See more »
When Freddy and Ana first go to the police station, Freddy finds a pistol in a drawer that is clearly marked airstrike 240. This is an airsoft pistol. See more »
Tell me what you remember after the bus.
[Ana looks at him fearfully]
See more »
At the end of the credits is a short scene that shows Ana and Freddy on a packed bus. She is sleeping on his shoulder and he looks content. See more »
I freely admit, at first going in, I was more than a bit skeptical, but the key here is, you have to stick with it to really appreciate the concept, and the message.
Kudos to a well crafted story, even if it was produced with a very minimal budget. Sometimes, a good film doesn't need huge production extravaganza effects and big name stars to convey a concept that will stick with you, make you remember and perhaps think just a bit.
This is just such an example.
I won't even attempt to explain the story as it unfolds, as that would risk possible unintentional spoilers, so nary a clue here.
I'm not familiar with Jason Parish or Ryan Smith, but they deserve considerable credit for creating so much with so little, and really making it work.
Karolina Wydra's performance was maybe a bit overly expressive, but then again, she is something of a cartoon character come to life as it were, so perhaps that caricature is the perfect match for her part here. OK, that's just a clue . . .
Anyway, even if this is not your usual cup of tea, I'd say give it a watch, you're not likely to regret the time spent.
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?