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    Unique ID Code: 0000056314
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 23/1/2004 13:52
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    Wrong Turn (UK)

    4 / 10
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    It`s the last one you`ll ever make.
    Certificate: 18
    Running Time: 81 mins
    Retail Price: £15.99
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    On the way to an important appointment, Chris (Desmond Harrington) takes an unexpected detour down an old track to avoid a traffic jam blocking his planned route. When he turns a bend and loses control, he crashes into a car immobilised by barbed wire in the road. The car belongs to five friends on a camping trip who appear to have been the victim of a prank and all they end up stranded in the woods...

    Two of the group stay with the car whilst the rest go in search of help. Their hopes are dashed after arriving at a remote, sinister cabin hidden in the woods where they make a gruesome and terrifying discovery. The run down cabin belongs to a trio of grossly disfigured cannibalistic mountain men. The mutants have picked off the missing members from the group and bought them back to the cabin to be butchered and eaten. Realising there`s more prey out in the woods, they set out to find them all and the race for survival is on!

    Special Features:
    Commentary by director Robert Schmidt, Eliza Dushku and Desmond Harrington. Deleted scenes. Poster gallery. 4 featurettes.

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:
    CC: English

    Directed By:
    Rob Schmidt

    Written By:

    Kevin Zegers
    Jeremy Sisto
    Emmanuelle Chriqui
    Eliza Dushku
    Desmond Harrington

    Casting By:
    Clare Walker
    Caird Urquhart
    Amy McIntyre Britt
    Jennifer Fishman
    Anya Colloff

    Soundtrack By:
    DJ Swamp
    Joshua Homme
    Elia Cmiral

    Director of Photography:
    John S. Bartley

    Michael Ross
    Jeff Consiglio

    Costume Designer:
    Georgina Yarhi

    Production Designer:
    Alicia Keywan

    Jefferson Richard
    Stan Winston
    Robert Kulzer
    Brian J. Gilbert
    Don Carmody
    Hagen Behring

    Executive Producer:
    Patrick Wachsberger
    Aaron Ryder
    Erik Feig
    Sven Ebeling
    Don Carmody


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    5 / 10
    4Impressive for its streamlinedness, this 76-minute teen horror flick wastes no time on characterisation and little time on setup - within the first few minutes we see a young doctor take a detour, only to bump into a group of good looking youngsters whose car is smashed and of course in their explorations for help they come across a family of inbreeding cannibalistic `mountain men`. The remaining hour has the ever dwindling group running for their lives in the darkened woods from the mutated psychos and of course every place they come across they`re quickly discovered by said freaks. It would be an original concept if it weren`t about three decades late.

    Wrong Turn purports to be an homage to `70s horror, but even that decade`s run-of-the-mill fare wasn`t this telegraphed or repetitive, not to mention bereft of gratuituous nudity. Cabin Fever and House of 1000 Corpses paid tribute far better on every level.

    Wrong Turn feels like a silly horror film from time to time, but there is enough blood, guts, gore, screams and inventive deaths to entertain any easy-going audience. At least video/audio quality is pretty good.
    posted by Aslan on 31/1/2004 15:33