Dark Country

Dark Country

DVD - 2009 | Widescreen edition
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Two honeymooners rescue a mysterious car crash survivor in the Las Vegas desert. But their decision to save the man becomes increasingly regrettable when he turns on them, forcing the newlyweds to do the unthinkable. In a blur of paranormal chaos, the couple must take drastic measures to cover up their actions from the local police, ultimately leading each character to an inescapable fate.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009]
Edition: Widescreen edition
ISBN: 9781435925601
1435925602
Branch Call Number: DVD DARK
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (approximately 88 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in

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FernanditoJr Aug 07, 2014

A bit of a mess.

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jazeebelle
Apr 26, 2014

I adore Tom Jane, which is why it breaks my heart something awlful to tell you this movie was indeed something awlful!

aaa5756 Jan 12, 2013

It was O.K for a home TV movie. I was entertained and interesting. But it was NOT worth the long library wait or the price to rent from a Red Box. "I fast forwarded a lot but not all the way.”

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kuligs
Jun 26, 2012

it was so bad!

wayne19711012 Apr 02, 2012

not bad but not good either

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docjnsuss
Jul 06, 2011

As stated in the comment below, this movie is very much like a Twilight Zone episode. Or something Alfred Hitchcock or some other horror film director might conjure up. What starts out as a normal honeymoon trip turns into a nightmare. There are some frightening moments (literally darkness in the desert) but ultimately the ending leaves one confused and hoodwinked.

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joseph
Oct 30, 2009

Fair – Dark Country (2009) 88 min. Thomas Jane stars and directs this Twilight Zone-like film about a couple on a dark road who encounter an accident victim. The film style and camera work is definitely eye popping with a hint of film noir thrown into the mix. As most episodes of Twilight Zone and Alfred Hitchcock Presents, the viewer waits for the final outcome of the story that lends a convincing conclusion to what’s been shown to that point – kind of like a punch-line to a joke. Unfortunately, the ending of this film left me wanting so much more in terms of explaining what just transpired; which is the reason for the “fair” rating. By in large, this is a crafty well paced film which is enjoyable; I just hope you have better luck understanding the ending other than being the obvious (i.e. it is what it is – stop thinking about it).

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