Wednesday, 16 May 2012

16/05/12 The Collapsed (2011)

Low budget Candian film (IMDB says $150,000. If that's Canadian dollars, that works out at about five shillings) that follows a family as they amble through a seemingly endless countryside, trying to find somewhere safe after an unspecified apocalyptic event.

The slow reveal as to the nature of the event is where the film eventually concludes in a somewhat less than cheery fashion.

It's well shot, well acted and well paced. The only flaw, and I'm willing to forgive it considering the budget, is the freeform sounding, trumpet-heavy soundtrack. Although I might just dislike trumpets.

I've decided, yup, trumpets are definately wankers. So you should seek this out and give it a go. It's good.

8.5/10

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1734122/


                                                                        Perkin.

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