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The Invitation (2015)

Not Rated | | Horror, Thriller | 8 April 2016 (USA)
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While attending a dinner party at his former home, a man thinks his ex-wife and her new husband have sinister intentions for their guests.

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Will and Eden were once a loving couple. After a tragedy took their son, Eden disappeared. Two years later, out of the blue, she returns with a new husband... and as a different person, eerily changed and eager to reunite with her ex and those she left behind. Over the course of a dinner party in the house that was once his, the haunted Will is gripped by mounting evidence that Eden and her new friends have a mysterious and terrifying agenda. But can we trust Will's hold on reality? Or will he be the unwitting catalyst of the doom he senses?

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There is nothing to be afraid of

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Horror | Thriller

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$67,739 (USA) (8 April 2016)

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$231,703 (USA) (24 June 2016)
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The director and the writers had complete creative control on the film, as it was independently produced without any involvement from major studios. See more »

Quotes

Will: You look different, Edie.
Eden: I am different. I'm free. All that useless pain, it's gone. It's something anyone can have, Will, and I want you to have it too.
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Swallow Song
Written by Richard Fariña
Performed by Richard and Mimi Fariña
Published by Warner Bros. Inc. (ASCAP)
Courtesy of Vanguard Records, a Welk Music Group Company
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9 June 2016 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

This is beautifully acted and the pacing was done beautifully too - a mark of a good director! Early on, the setting starts as a normal get-together with friends - all too familiar when most of us here have experienced this kind of setting. The right mix of diversity was captured well in the film. The main character Will has flashbacks of his son's death and he seemed to be the odd one out not really enjoying the party. He senses that something is not quite right about the event but can his senses be really trusted when he is still grieving about his son's death?

Overall, this movie was made very well and it lingers in your thoughts asking what would you have done as a reaction to Will's behaviour. The casting was done correctly in this film and execution is good for a thriller movie. I would recommend this watching with your group of friends while sharing a red wine!


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