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Area 407 (2012)
"Tape 407" (original title)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi | Thriller  -  21 May 2012 (UK)
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Survivors of an airplane crash find themselves within the borders of a government testing area and pursued by predators.

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The film opens with two teenagers flying from New York to Los Angeles on New Years Eve. Their nightmare begins when their plane hits extreme turbulence mid-flight. The relentless weather attack causes panic and terror amongst the passengers until the plane ultimately crashes in a remote government-testing area. The handful of survivors from the crash, bloody and disoriented, are then insistently pursued in the darkness by unknown predators that, unbeknownst to them, are part of the government's top-secret Mesa Experiment. Written by Anonymous

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The movie was shot in five days and all ad-libbed by the actors. See more »

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The first aid kit is the wrong color and is incorrectly marked. See more »

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[first Lines]
Trish: Here we are on the way home, we're going to the airplane.
Jessie: Woo home, do you really have to tape everything?
Trish: Yes, I do.
Jessie: Ok um. Maybe you should buy your own camera.
Trish: Um why would I do that when I can use yours.
Jessie: Right, like you do with the rest of my stuff.
Trish: Exactly!
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Area 407 (2012)
8 September 2012 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Before I start I must point out that I am clearly in the minority where this film is concerned. Everybody seems to be tearing it apart for the reasons why I love it. This found footage effort sees a plane crash and the survivors stalked by some unseen predator. The first 20 minutes are fantastic. It really does seem like real footage thanks to all of the characters. Nobody seems like a traditional character meant to take part in a film. The young girl with the camera is awfully polite, saying "Hi" to all aboard and taking a genuine interest in them. This makes her likable from the outset. The passengers and cabin crew are also well played out and know how to deliver dialogue. I'm pretty sure it was improv as it sounded very naturalistic. It builds tension well and captures the claustrophobia and terror many feel on a plane, and that's before it all goes wrong. After the plane crash the survivors band together and are soon picked off one by one. As a found footage movie it is excellent because it makes its premise work. Many will complain about the constant shouting, talking over each other, unable to hear what some are saying, and the painful screaming, but that all seemed real to me. The characters do get frustrated but they are also not one note caricatures. Even the annoying guy explains his panic when we discover he is recovering from a heart attack and doesn't have his meds. I loved the acting in this film and think it really brought it to life. The panic and confusion of the characters after the crash seemed very real. I did feel as though it went on for a bit too long and can easily see how people would tire of the film and the final shot was such a laugh out loud moment. Completely unnecessary.


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