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Blood Myth (2019)

A journalist desperately tries to find his missing fiancee and finally uncover the truth behind a sinister folklore, leading him down a dangerous road of discovery.

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Cast overview:
Jonathan McClean Jonathan McClean ... James Lincoln
Anna Dawson ... Harriet Jones
Hannah Chalmers ... Alexandra Priest
Matt Ray Brown ... Sergeant Benedict Jarrett
Charlie Walker McClimens Charlie Walker McClimens ... Claire Dillinger
Adrian Annis Adrian Annis ... Aaron Caulfield
Neil Summerville ... Clayton Eldridge
Daniel Thrace ... Young Clayton Eldridge
Ian Small Ian Small ... Dalton Hargrave
Eva McGillivray Eva McGillivray ... Beatrix Tanner
George Nettleton George Nettleton ... Rafe Bateman
Tony Goodall Tony Goodall ... Isaac Farrell
Carol Simmonds Carol Simmonds ... Female Storyteller 1
Helen Lewis Helen Lewis ... Female Storyteller 2
Bill Blackwood Bill Blackwood ... Male Storyteller
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A journalist desperately tries to find his missing fiancee and finally uncover the truth behind a sinister folklore, leading him down a dangerous road of discovery.

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Death has many faces.

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UK

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English

Release Date:

9 August 2019 (Turkey) See more »

Also Known As:

Kanlı Efsane See more »

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$9,750
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Dolby

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2.35 : 1
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Actor Toby Kebbell (Kong Skull Island, Dead Man's Shoes) has a voice over cameo as the policeman on the tape recorded interview that they listen to. See more »

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The rental car changes colour from the inside and outside of the car. This was explained by the directors in an interview that the original car was in a crash with a bus and written off. So another car was used for the inside. See more »

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My Review Of "Blood Myth"
31 October 2019 | by ASouthernHorrorFanSee all my reviews

The story has a creepy cool set-up. A rural folklore with hints of occult practices. I only hope that there is a legitimate legend it is based on. Then, maybe something of substance is available to prop this film up. It has a great concept, it just needed to be fleshed out more and amped up a little. It moves a bit too slow and the thrills are non-existent.

The acting is superb. The characters have depth, they feel real and relatable. They just play out with an air of melancholy. The beginning starts off interesting, it sets up a cool premise that is intriguing. Unfortunately once the story gets going it looses energy and gets a bit boring. The last 35 minutes pick up and acting gets dark and chilling, but by then it all seems a bit "too little too late".

"Blood Myth" has some cool atmosphere that permeates the whole movie. What little horror is present is done well. The music score and lighting is proper. The only downside is the lack of energy or build up to more thrilling events. Plus there is a brilliant, witchy component that seems to brushed over. A real missed opportunity. And I am not a hundred percent sure if I really understood the ending.

Overall "Blood Myth" will have some fans. British folk horror inherently feels elevated and this film has some of that going for it. Still it does quite reach intended expectations. There is big chunk of movie that seems to be aimless and just eats up time and very little actual horror. Still, given the subject matter and quality of the acting, check it out.


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