Rites of Spring
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After kidnapping the nine-year-old daughter of a wealthy socialite and hiding out in an abandoned school, the kidnappers fall prey to a recurring terror in this place, a bloodlust that comes every first day of spring. -- (C) Official Site

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 17%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

""Rites of Spring" yields a slender bounty."
‑ Andy Webster, New York Times
"Between uninspired acting and an almost insultingly underdeveloped script, Wormface and company fail to caputre any originality or creativity"
‑ Matt Donato, We Got This Covered
"The acting is shaky, the scare scenes are fairly stock, and it takes way too long for Reynolds to put all his pieces in play, especially given that the movie doesn't have much of an ending."
‑ Noel Murray, AV Club
"Rites of Spring fuses two durable movie genres together, but neither supplies the requisite chills we demand."
‑ Christian Toto, Big Hollywood
"What makes Rites of Spring worthwhile is that it plays like a kidnapping caper some slasher happened to slice its way into, which keeps the premise fresh enough to hold down a 90-minute feature."
‑ David Guzman, Film Journal International
"Padraig Reynolds's film has no interest in self-awareness, and in fact wears stupidity as a sort of badge of honor."
‑ Calum Marsh, Slant Magazine
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