When Katie innocently accepts an offer to have new photos taken for her portfolio, the experience quickly turns into a nightmare of rape, torture and kidnapping. Now, she will have to find the strength to exact her brutal revenge.
Steven R. Monroe
Jennifer is still haunted by the memory of being gang raped and almost killed years ago. At her therapist's advice, she joins group therapy and meets similar women. She befriends one and they want more than just talk - justice/vengeance.
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.
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.
Writer Jennifer Hills (Butler) takes a retreat from the city to a charming cabin in the woods to start on her next book. But Jennifer's presence in the small town attracts the attention of a few morally depraved locals who set out one night to teach this city girl a lesson. They break into her cabin to scare her. However, what starts out as terrifying acts of humiliation and intimidation, quickly and uncontrollably escalates into a night of physical abuse and torturous assault. But before they can kill her, Jennifer sacrifices her broken and beaten body to a raging river that washes her away. As time passes, the men slowly stop searching for her body and try to go back to life as usual. But that isn't about to happen. Against all odds, Jennifer Hills survived her ordeal. Now, with hell bent vengeance, Jennifer's sole purpose is to turn the tables on these animals and to inflict upon them every horrifying and torturous moment they carried out on her - only much, much worse.Written by
Sarah Butler had reservations about taking the role, as she herself chooses not to watch horror movies because she finds them disturbing. Her agent eventually talked her into it, stating that Sarah would be insane not to play someone so "scary and bad ass". See more »
Storch returns the cabin keys to Earl, implying that the cabin has been locked and secured; a few scenes later, Matthew is seen inside the supposedly-locked cabin. See more »
[approaches from the back of the room]
Hi! I'm Jennifer Hills. We spoke last week.
Oh, yeah. Miss Hills; Mockingbird Trail, right?
That is right!
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German version was cut by ca. 4 minutes to secure a SPIO/JK approval. For commercial reasons, German licensee Sunfilm also wanted to release a version approved by German ratings board FSK. To do that, they had to submit the film 8 (!) times and in the end had to cut ca. 13 minutes. The uncut version has been banned by the local court of Augsburg, Bavaria. See more »
Performed by Further Down
Written by Michael Lee Collins, Robert Aaron Rigsbee, Dustin Allan Dorton, Joshua Kane Copeland, Pete Matthews and Charles Mooney, Jr.
Published by Charles Mooney, Jr. (BMI) See more »
Genuinely repulsive film - but that's a good thing!
If ever there was a candidate for banning a film it's this. It's not giving anything away to reveal that there's a rape scene in this film but be warned it puts anything you saw in "Last House on the Left" the remake to shame. Graphic doesn't even begin to describe what the audience are subjected to by the voyeuristic intentions of director Stephen Monroe as he puts the audience in the front row seat for almost two hours of pure abuse.
But this is a good thing. Surely rape is visceral, brutal and sadistic and this film embodies all these elements. And once the reported revenge begins it's even more brutal than anything done to her.
Superb and bold performance from Sarah Butler in a role that is probably considered by most to be career suicide. When her character takes revenge it truly is the stuff that nightmares are made of and some scenes made me cringe for at least an hour afterwards.
Watch this one at your peril.This is highly recommended only for those who sit through a showing of cannibal holocaust without vomiting. Strong stuff indeed.One of the few examples of a remake vastly improving on the original.
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