Two best friends see their trip of a lifetime take a dark turn when one of them is struck by a mysterious affliction. Now, in a foreign land, they race to uncover the source before it consumes him completely.
During a rough period in her life, beautiful Samantha reluctantly decides to attend her best friend's party, and even though she still struggles with a previous addiction, she unwisely accepts a drink from a complete stranger. As a result, shortly after, hapless Samantha considerably inebriated, she will end up raped in the backseat of the malicious predator's car, however, from that point on, the terrible incident will be the least of her problems. Straight away and rather inexplicably, poor Samantha will begin noticing rapid and drastic organic changes in her body, and being unable to pinpoint the origin of the dramatic transformation, within the next 72 hours, she will embrace her gruesome and pitiless fate as well as the certainty that she is falling apart. Literally.Written by
Most times when you see a horror film with excessive blood and gore, that tends to be its only strong point. But in Contracted, the f/x add to what is an intriguing story, centered on a young woman whose one night of carelessness leads to extraordinary consequences. This is a film stronger than its rating suggests. In an era of slack servings concerning horror, this one offers a heaping helping of plot, pacing, and performance. Najarra Townsend heads the no-name cast, and while she has been in numerous films, none of them was a star- turning vehicle. This one won't put her on the A-list, but her portrayal of the panicked young women is solid. The film is well-paced, will keep you locked in, and presents an ending that not only sewed things up nicely and left wiggle room for the sequel. For fans of horror, who don't mind some liberal bloodshed, I recommend this one.
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