Come Out and Play

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release date (VOD, limited) March 22 2013
studio Cinedigm Entertainment Group
director Makinov
writer David Alcalde, David Munoz
starring Vinessa Shaw, Ebon Moss, Daniel Gimenez Cacho
trailer 1 Trailer #1
trailer 2 Trailer #2

Synopsis

Beth and Francis vacation before the birth of their child. Francis insists on venturing to a more serene island, Beth hesitantly agrees. They set out to a beautiful island, but soon discover it’s mysteriously abandoned, and the only people on the island are children. Beth and Francis are left to uncover the mystery of the disappearances, and a day in paradise quickly turns into a struggle for survival.

Official Review

If a film is to be remade, it should at least have a unique, new, modern spin that qualifies the decision to revisit the property. Making a nearly scene-by-scene reenactment doesn’t make any sense, especially when it didn’t work the first time around. Such the case with Come Out and Play, the remake of the Spanish 1976 Who Can Kill A Child?. The original is deeply flawed, and could have used a boost by a visionary filmmaker; unfortunately it got “Makinov.” …Read More