Secure within a desolate home as an unnatural threat terrorizes the world, the tenuous domestic order he has established with his wife and son is put to the ultimate test with the arrival of a desperate young family seeking refuge. Despite the best intentions of both families, paranoia and mistrust boil over as the horrors outside creep ever-closer, awakening something hidden and monstrous within him as he learns that the protection of his family comes at the cost of his soul. Written by
Both Carmen Ejogo and Riley Keough also play in the anthology series The Girlfriend Experience, though their characters appear in separate seasons of the show. See more »
Given the family's fear of discovery, why the would light fires at night or in the early evening when they would be seen from many more miles away than in the daytime is never explained. See more »
Can you hear me? Dad, can you hear me?
[nodding a weary yes]
You don't need to fight it. You can just let it all go. Everything's okay.
[pan reveals that she is speaking with a mask on]
I love you, dad. I do. I'm so sorry. Oh, god...
[gets up to go]
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Thriller/horror/mystery has become my favorite genre recently with films like Get Out and A Cure For Wellness. There is no mystery, there is no horror-it's more of a snuff film that acts like it will become a horror mystery film but is just pointless to watch. Every seen may have tension, there seems to be a mystery, there seems like there's horror afoot but nothing pays off in the end. I regret watching this.
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