A man awakens in a mangled car-wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff. Injured and trapped inside, with no memory of how he got there or who he is, he must rely on his most primal instincts to survive. But as he attempts to free himself from the carnage and escape an impossible situation, a darker side is revealed. Even if he manages to survive, the man may have to face the horrible consequences of an earlier, forgotten life.Written by
The wrecked car had to be lowered into place using a helicopter. After filming was completed, a helicopter was again needed to remove the car from the mountainside. See more »
When he sees his girlfriend on the driver's seat, a crew member is reflected in car paint. You can see how an guy with cap possibly shooting, or just watching the scene. Right after this scene he actually eats the ants from the dashboard. See more »
I went into this movie knowing vaguely what it was about, and I was really interested in seeing the delivery. I am a big fan of films that has a set listing of primarily one location, and also films that delve deep into the human condition. Movies such as Phonebooth and 127 Hours really succeeded in this aspect, at least in my opinion. So if this is something that also interests you then this movie wouldn't be a bad viewing for you. Adrien Brody has always been an actor I enjoy watching, he really embraces his roles to me. His performance in this film did not disappoint.
We wake up with him in the front seat of a wrecked car in the middle of the woods, confused, lost, and with no recollection of previous events. So in a sense we are in the same boat as the main character, and that is an interesting perspective.
The filming was well done, acting was great as always, the scripting and plot were pretty excellent. I felt like all the reactions displayed by the main character were extremely realistic, and the emotions conveyed really hit home.
The problems with this movie are the same as most every movie that you actually enjoy, whether that enjoyment is something you expected from the film or a surprise. The ending left way to many questions, and that made the movies overall appeal spiral downward. Now anything and everything you enjoyed about the movie becomes questionable because pieces are missing. There we're a couple twists and turns here and there that caught me off guard, but a lot of that becomes moot when you are left with a handful of questions. I'm sure a lot of filmmakers and writers are okay with leaving you with a cliffhanger ending, and I am okay with viewing one, if it is warranted. But when it just leaves you more lost and confused than you were previous that doesn't add anything to the film, it just takes away from it. Needless to say I was disappointed in the end, pun completely intended.
RECOMMENDED WITH CAUTION (If you like this genre of psychological suspense films then rent it or watch it on Netflix, don't buy it.
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