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Hidden (2015)

A family takes refuge in a bomb shelter to avoid a dangerous outbreak.

Directors:

Matt Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)

Writers:

Matt Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers), Ross Duffer (as The Duffer Brothers)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Alexander Skarsgård ... Ray
Andrea Riseborough ... Claire
Emily Alyn Lind ... Zoe
Steven Elliot Steven Elliot ... Ted Neary
Heather Doerksen ... Jillian
William Ainscough ... Joey Neary
David Lewis ... Breather Lieutenant
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Storyline

In the film, Ray (Skarsgård), Claire (Riseborough) and their seven-year-old daughter, Zoe, are an average American family in Kingsville, North Carolina - except they have existed in a bomb shelter since escaping a day of devastation that changed everything. For 301 days, they have transformed their cement prison into a home, holding on to memories of the past and hope for a normal life someday. And for 301 days, the family has eluded what looms above the surface - the heavy breathing and booming footsteps that punctuate the night, threatening their fragile existence. All the while, the family has managed to stay hidden. Until now. Now their safe haven has been breached... and something is coming for them. Written by John McLaughlan

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Fear will find you.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some violence/terror | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The little girl says 'They're here' - an homage to Carol Anne saying the same thing in Poltergeist. See more »

Goofs

When Ray was trying to escape the fallout shelter he broke his left shoulder so he could fit through the opening in the ceiling. Then in the next scene when Claire and Zoe became trapped under the net Ray showed up swinging and hitting the breathers with both arms. He shouldn't have been able to attack the breathers with his left arm because he had a broken left shoulder.. See more »

Quotes

Zoe: Olive said we had to hide
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Connections

Referenced in Half in the Bag: The 2016 Oscars (2016) See more »

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Somehow more, and less, than I expected.
25 September 2015 | by kingdazy-1See all my reviews

I was *very* pleasantly surprised by this film. Is it a "scary" horror? No, not necessarily, although it did have a few moments.

It ended up being a subtle story, brilliantly told for the most part, a great character study and acting. Filmed in a brilliant little set, claustrophobic and moody.

If you're looking for jump scares and special effects, guns and explosions, screaming bimbos and tough-guy saviors, this is not for you.

It was perhaps a little heavy handed in its last 1/4, trying to "explain" things, but we all know that directors often think an average audience can need that. I think a little subtlety would have gone a long way with this, esp in editing.

I highly recommend not researching this film, knowing anything beforehand.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 September 2015 (USA) See more »

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