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Nicole Arianna Fox,
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Nicole Arianna Fox,
Catherine Mary Stewart
I usually don't comment on short films, quite frankly because I can't find sufficient things to write about, but this one spooks around in my head since several days now. When I finished watching the barely 12-minute-long "Alone Time", via the website of a Belgian magazine, it hit me that I know the plot from an urban legend that I heard at least 15 to 20 years ago already. It's extremely simplistic and without any notion of violence, but the idea behind it is disturbing and genuinely petrifying. A single and attractive twenty- something New York girl suffers from fatigue and heads straight towards a burn-out. Every morning she steps into a crowded subway train, on her way to another unexciting day at a colorless office. Writer/director Rod Blackhurst marvelously captures this familiar routine. The trains as well as the New York streets are full of people, but nobody speaks a word or even grants a smile to one another. There is one male individual that clearly observes the girl, but they don't talk, and every evening she returns to her lonesome apartment. Subsequently, the girl Anna plans a quiet and solitude vacation upstate New York, in the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. She enjoys nature, swims in the lake and takes snapshots with a throwaway camera. Back at home, Anna suddenly sees the evidence that she wasn't alone up there in the mountains after all I certainly don't want to accuse Rod Blackhurst of plagiarism, or anything, but I swear this story must be based on an ancient urban legend that got forgotten over the years. It definitely was a nice re-discovery, especially because the short film is sober and tense, and quite compelling from start to finish. As a viewer, you're ready for something terrible happen. And it does, but not in the way you expect. The Adirondack scenery is breath-taking and unknown (to me, at least) actress Rose Hemingway is a natural beauty.
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