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And Soon the Darkness (2010)

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When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.

Director:

Marcos Efron

Writers:

Jennifer Derwingson (screenplay), Marcos Efron (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Amber Heard ... Stephanie
Odette Annable ... Ellie (as Odette Yustman)
Karl Urban ... Michael
Adriana Barraza ... Rosamaria
César Vianco César Vianco ... Calvo
Michel Noher ... Chucho
Luis Sabatini Luis Sabatini ... Luca
Daniel Figuereido Daniel Figuereido ... Pedro
Jorge Booth Jorge Booth ... Hernán
Gia Mantegna ... Camila
Javier Luna Javier Luna ... Bar Owner
Andrea Verdun Andrea Verdun ... Waitress
Nicolas Dolensky Nicolas Dolensky ... Cute Guy (as Nicolás Dolensky)
Walter Pena Walter Pena ... Mechanic (as Walter Peña)
Esteban Pastrana Esteban Pastrana ... Barman
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Storyline

When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized. Written by prc

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Alone. Stranded. No One to Trust.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence and brief torture | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

USA | Argentina | France

Language:

English | Spanish

Release Date:

11 February 2011 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Amenintarea noptii See more »

Filming Locations:

Salta, Argentina See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The girls visit a bar called Bar La Paloma. Paloma is the name of director Marcos Efron's older sister. See more »

Goofs

When Stephanie left Ellie due to their little argument, you can see Stephanie's flower in her right ear before leaving. A man saw her biking with no flower present in her ear until Stephanie reached the road with the flower transferring from her right to her left ear. See more »

Quotes

Stephanie: [on her cellphone, trying to locate Ellie] So it's me, uhm, where are you? I'm at the cow place now.
[looking around for her friend]
Stephanie: Uhm, so call me. Bye.
[starts pushing her bicycle, looking vaguely worried, as car approaches]
Michael: [driver in car] Hey!
Stephanie: Hi.
Michael: Where's your friend?
Stephanie: Coming.
Michael: Yeah?
Stephanie: Yeah.
[...]
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Connections

Remake of And Soon the Darkness (1970) See more »

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Cold Soul
Written by Angie Mattson and Rudy Haeusermann
Performed by Angie Mattson
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Extremely disappointing remake of Robert Fuest's cult suspense film.
25 December 2010 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

"And Soon the Darkness" tells the story of two American girls on bicycle trip in Argentina who fall prey to a sinister captor.One of them suddenly vanishes and the other one must find her friend before it's too late.I am a big fan of extremely chilling Robert Fuest's original set in sunny France and this unneeded remake is nowhere nearly as suspenseful.In fact it's very dull with one-dimensional characters and the lack of surprises.The banality of the plot is simply overwhelming.Admittedly the scenic scenery of Argentinian countryside looks beautiful and desolate.The ruins of a town that flooded years ago and was abandoned provide some spooky atmosphere.Unfortunately the majority of the film is tedious and annoying.5 out of 10.Watch creepy British original instead.


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