The Reeds

January 3, 2010 0 By Fans
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Plot

A weekend boating party turns into a nightmare for a group of young Londoners when they stumble upon a terrifying secret hidden in the reeds.

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 4.7/10 (1,108 voted)

Director:
Nick Cohen

Stars: Anna Brewster, Geoff Bell, Daniel Caltagirone

Storyline
A weekend boating party turns into a nightmare for a group of young Londoners when they stumble upon a terrifying secret hidden in the reeds.

Writers: Mark Anthony Galluzzo, Chris Baker

Cast:

Anna Brewster

Laura


Geoff Bell

Mr. Croker


Daniel Caltagirone

Joe


Emma Catherwood

Mel


O.T. Fagbenle

Nick


Scarlett Alice Johnson

Helen

(as Scarlett Johnson)


Will Mellor

Chris


Scarlett Sabet

Red Haired Girl


Natai Pauwels

Gypsy Girl


Karl Ashman

Dean


Reece Chapman

Shaggy


James Marriot

Ed



Details

Official Website:
Official site |

Release Date: 3 Jan 2010

Filming Locations: England, UK



Box Office Details

Budget: $1,600,000

(estimated)



Technical Specs

Runtime:

Goofs:

Continuity:
Just a few minutes after Nick's fallen in the water his t-shirt looks suspiciously dry. His shirt keeps changing from this point on. Holes appear and disappear, a white stain appears between shots and it keeps switching between wet and dry.



User Review

Solve the enigma

Rating: 7/10


This movie could've been called enigma – in a positive way – a
supernatural low-budget horror that takes thought to work out what's
happening to who and why once past the half-way mark.

The story?

Five or six guys and gals from London go on a jaunt on the canals and
watery inlets of Norfolk – think Everglades without the crocs – and
slowly discover that as the movie straplines go, 'there's something in
the reeds' and 'they can play tricks on you.'

Re what it is and why the guys & gals need to be worried we keep
guessing, guessing some more, and the blood just keeps flowing.

Maybe there's too much guesswork for some but the lead girl pulls off
the plot-moves passably well and the others make it a totally bearable
experience, specially the first half of the movie.

My humble analysis is that 90% of people will like the first half of
the movie, and only 50% will like the second: I liked it enough to
comment and give a review but then I don't like movies with stars and
nothing to say. This had something to say and even though it may have
tied itself up in Gordian knots it's worth a 6 or 7.