And Soon the Darkness

February 11th, 2011







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Plot
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.

Release Year: 2010

Rating: 5.0/10 (6,350 voted)

Director: Marcos Efron

Stars: Amber Heard, Odette Annable, Karl Urban

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.

Writers: Jennifer Derwingson, Marcos Efron

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

Taglines: Alone. Stranded. No One to Trust.



Details

Official Website: Anchor Bay Films [United States] | Official site |

Release Date: 11 February 2011

Filming Locations: Argentina

Technical Specs

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Did You Know?

Trivia:
A remake of the 1970's British thriller of the same name. The original is set in France and has two British females as the leads, whereas the remake is set in Argentina and has two American females as the leads.

Goofs:
Continuity: 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.



User Review

unwatchable

Rating: 2/10

50 minutes into the movie I stopped watching because I wasn't able to handle another second of the characters' stupidity. The actors did an OK job with what was given to them. It's the story and the characters that were poorly written. There are a gazillion movies where dumb idiots go backpacking in the middle of nowhere, but many of them are bearable. However the characters here are unrealistically stupid, which is what makes the movie utterly unbelievable and annoying.

here are a few unrealistic moments:

- the chicks went AWOL in backwoods Argentina without telling anyone

- got drunk in the local pub provoking every horny kidnapper there

- got separated in backwoods Argentina because of a chick fight

- when the blond tried to rescue the brunette, they had 10 chances to neutralize the Argentinian idiot and didn't (and yes he is also an idiot in the movie, I'm not just throwing names around)

- when the American guy was pointing the gun at the two amigos, he just decided to turn his back on them, only to get a bullet in the back. At least he was looking somewhat smart, up until that moment...

And to top that, we're supposed to believe that an entire town is conspiring to kidnap tourist girls (which is often the case in this kind of movies.) This aspect is not entirely ridiculous but it's a stretch.

I liked the beginning of the movie with all the scenery, but unfortunately that remained its strongest point.

The actors had nothing to do here. They were stuck with shallow roles with no room for real acting. This was a big step down for Karl Urban and the two females. This type of movies can work, as long as the story and script are believable enough, without having to reduce the characters to imbeciles, which is just frustrating.









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