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The Stranger (2014)

Not Rated | | Drama, Horror, Mystery | 12 June 2015 (USA)
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A mysterious man arrives in a small American town seeking his wife, though his presence plunges the community into a bloodbath.

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Martin
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Ana
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Lieutenant De Luca
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Caleb
Nicolás Durán ...
Peter
Alessandra Guerzoni ...
Monica
Aaron Burns ...
Officer Harris
Pablo Vila ...
Doctor Hill
Sally Rose ...
Nurse Sonia
John Allan ...
Police Chief
Eric Kleinsteuber ...
Caleb's friend
Nicolás Platovsky ...
Young Officer
Tessie Spoljaric-Woodgate ...
Red Car Driver
Constanza Contreras ...
Young Victim
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Elvis Gonzalez ...
Jack
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Martin, a drifter, arrives in a small town and asks about a woman named Ana. Peter, a teenager, directs him to a cemetery, but three thugs harass him. Peter interrupts them as they savagely beat Martin, but then flees. De Luca orders them cover up the crime. Peter convinces his mother, Monica, to perform first aid, which Martin refuses, saying that his blood is 'contagious'. When De Luca returns to bury the body and finds it missing, and suspects Peter. He sends Caleb to take care of the situation, but before they can kill Peter, Martin kills them. De Luca interrogates Peter. and sets Peter on fire. As Monica calls an ambulance, Martin recites a Latin blessing and rubs his blood on Peter. Later, at the hospital, Peter miraculously recovers and is discharged. The police capture Martin and make Monica, a nurse, perform a transfusion from Martin to Caleb. Martin begs her not to do so and insists that his blood must be blessed to prevent 'infection'.

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One of a number of productions made during the mid-2010s with a "Bad Blood" phrase in its title. These include Bad Blood (2015), Bad Blood (2017), the television series Bad Blood (2015), Wicked Blood (2014) (aka "Bad Blood"), The Stranger (2014) (working title: "Bad Blood"), Batman: Bad Blood (2016), and Bad Blood: The Movie (2016). See more »

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Not without faults
22 February 2015 | by See all my reviews

But still very intriguing and very weird, which I found to be good. It's not really new and you will be able to guess a couple of things coming along the way, but the way it is told and shot respectively (very dark) may be exactly right up your ally. Or you might hate it for that, but you'll be able to know very early on if you like it or not, the mood is set very early on.

It's a slow burner, but there will be blood and action if you are patient enough to wait for those "sparks"/moments to happen. It's not the flashiest of movies or the fanciest in the horror/suspense category, but it does many things right. Are you up for that?


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