Wednesday, December 3, 2014

[Rec] (2007) - Spanish Movie

The movie is shot and acted brilliantly, the sense of unease gradually giving way to all out terror. This is the kind of movie that you go to the cinema and watch, and then haunts you for weeks. Not that it will make you afraid of the dark or it will make you question your vision of life. This is the kind of movie that is all about the experience, the feeling, the atmosphere. This is the kind of movie you wish you hadn't seen because then you'd be able to experience it again for the first time.

It doesn't have amazing dialogues, it doesn't have a compelling story, but still is one of the best cinematic experiences I've had in my life. It's a short movie, short enough to have you interested all along, and everything is well packed, the pace being almost perfect
 truly a unique experience.

This is truly a superb horror movie.  It has some of the scariest scenes I have ever seen (you'll know what I'm talking about).  I'm a big horror movie fan and I must tell you: you have to see this. I'm overwhelmed, I'm frightened, I'm suspicious, I can't even sleep... It really scared me big time. There's one particular scene (you'll know, believe me) that I do not recommend for those who are easily impressionable. Go see it. One of the best horror movies I have ever seen.

[Rec] (2007) - Spanish Movie


PROFILE:

  • Movie: REC (film)
  • Directed by: Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
  • Cast: Manuela Velasco, Ferrán Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Pablo Rosso, David Vert, Vicente Gil, Martha Carbonell, Carlos Vicente
  • Distributed by: Filmax International
  • Release dates: 23 November 2007
  • Running time: 78 minutes
  • Country: Spain
  • Language: Spanish
  • IMDb Rating: 7.5/10
  • Budget: $2 million
  • Box office: $32,492,948

PLOT:

REC follows a television reporter, Ángela Vidal (Manuela Velasco), and her cameraman, Pablo, who cover the night shift in one of Barcelona's local fire stations for the fictional documentary television series While You're Sleeping. The firehouse receives a call about an old woman who is trapped in her apartment. When they arrive, Ángela and Pablo film the police breaking down the door. The woman becomes extraordinarily aggressive and bites one of the policemen.

After finding the key, Ángela and Pablo appear to be the only human survivors, everyone else being dead or infected. Rather than making their way to the workshop, they are forced upstairs to the penthouse by the remaining infected. They then search the penthouse and discover that its owner was an agent of the Vatican who was charged with researching and isolating a suspected virus believed to be the biological cause of demonic possession, which was later confirmed to exist in a young girl named Tristana Medeiros who was raped by a group of priests. The agent kidnapped and brought the girl to the penthouse to conduct his research and possibly cure her; during this time the possession managed to mutate and become contagious. See also REC 2009REC 3 GENESIS


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[Rec] (2007) - Spanish Movie


[Rec] (2007) - Spanish Movie


[Rec] (2007) - Spanish Movie


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