Vertige (High Lane)
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Gallic helmer Abel Ferry (not to be confused with Abel Ferrara) helmed this French-language gorefest. A group of twenty-something friends undertake a mountain-climbing expedition to Croatia. Despite petty internal squabbles, a romantic rivalry, and one poor fellow's dire case of acrophobia, all goes as well as can be expected, until one of the climbers, Guillaume (Raphael Lenglet), makes the ignorant decision to chart an abandoned trail. Before long, the innocent travelers fall prey to the machinations of a crazed mountain butcher named Anton (Justin Blanckaert), including an oversized… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"...[The] wire-bridge scene alone justifies the movie's existence."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"As unexpectedly entertaining as it is plainly beholden to several other suspense thrillers and horror flicks."
‑ Scott Weinberg, FEARnet
"The story...wanders into routine horror territory when the monster, named Anton, begins his reign of terror using bear trap and cross bow to capture and kill his victims."
‑ Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"An exercise in screw tightening, with the viewer (like the characters themselves) being bombarded with one gasp-inducing thing after another."
‑ Mike McGranaghan, Aisle Seat
"...completely falls apart, even in its end credits which state over 3,200 people have gone missing in this area, presumably all tracked down by cannibals or checked into the wrong hostel."
‑ Laura Clifford, Reeling Reviews
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