Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror.
After kidnapping and brutally assaulting two young women, a gang unknowingly finds refuge at a vacation home belonging to the parents of one of the victims: a mother and father who devise an increasingly gruesome series of revenge tactics.
A young woman's quest for revenge against the people who kidnapped and tormented her as a child leads her and a friend, who is also a victim of child abuse, on a terrifying journey into a living hell of depravity.
Desperate to repay his debt to his ex-wife, an ex-con plots a heist at his new employer's country home, unaware that a second criminal has also targeted the property, and rigged it with a series of deadly traps.
Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve, escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their campsite. Reveling in provoking the adults, the gang steals the couple's belongings and vandalizes their car leaving them completely stranded. When Steve confronts them, tempers flare and he suffers a shocking and violent attack. Fleeing for help, Jenny is subject to a brutal and relentless game of cat-and-mouse as she desperately tries to evade her young pursuers and find her way out of the woods.Written by
Truly awful, implausible from every conceivable plot angle or character motivation, this piece of pretentious trash also has the nerve to come across like a 'comment on society'. What it really does is to demonise, and deepen the perceived rift between 'us decent folk' and the imagined threat of the so-called 'underclass', especially their out of control children. I'm not denying that some children are out of control, but they're not all killers; and this tawdry film cashes in on a media-warped perception of parts of British society, and thereby reinforces it.
As a Horror film it fails on every level. Dumb, misconceived scenes are punctuated by sloppily predictable 'twists'. The teenage gang are all cardboard cut-outs or lazy caricatures, as are the young couple, with whom I suppose the audience is meant to empathise. Of course, the whole thing is basically a 'Deliverance' rip-off, but it also pilfers a couple of riffs from 'The Descent', (by no means a great film, but compared to this it's 'Citizen Kane'). Save your money.
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