The Well
The Well (1998)

Two women living in a remote area become engaged in a battle of wills when one of them runs over a stranger on a nearby road.

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: July 31, 1998
DVD Release Date: September 25, 2001
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Emanuel Levy

Samantha Lang's Australian rural gothic, which premiered in the 1997 Cannes Film Festival, offers a few twists but id ultimately frustrating and pretentious due to Laura Jones' enigmatic and undernourished script.

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Christopher Null

The Well wins points for its creative use of filters and silence... but those looking for a real creepshow will probably be left wanting.

Maitland McDonagh
Film Journal International

This sublimely creepy, low-key film is not for all tastes. But The Well casts a haunting spell,

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Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

Obviously, this is a must see for fans of Welles, but any film buff would certainly dig this doc.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

This unconventional and macabre Australian film is an exploration of yearning and the always fascinating subject of relationships between women.

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Brian Juergens
Freeze Dried Movies

A tight, claustrophobic psychological thriller from Down Under.

Dan Jardine

Despite a deliberate paced and occasional pretentions, this is an effective psychological thriller that studies sexual repression.

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