|release date||March 6 2012|
|studio||Indomina Releasing/Bloody Disgusting Selects|
|starring||Philippe Nahon, Yolande Moreau|
Synopsis'The Pack' follows Charlotte (Emilie Dequenne), a beautiful but rough around the edges kind of girl, who drives a beat-up station wagon in the countryside of northern France. Her journey takes a turn when she picks up a mysterious hitchhiker (Benjamine Biolay), with whom she strikes an unusual bond. Stopping at a roadside diner, her new companion strangely disappears, and Charlotte finds herself knocked unconscious and held captive. She soon encounters a peculiar and disturbed woman (Yolande Moreau), and discovers that her blood is being used to feed a “pack” of flesh-eating ghouls.
What is it with actor Phillipe Nahon? Why must he continue to star in French horror films that are great until the final moments, where a boneheaded screenwriting decision undoes most of what works about the film? While it’s not as crippling as High Tension‘s twist, the final reveal of The Pack is actually worse of an idea, because unlike the other film, it doesn’t seem like a botched execution was the problem here – it’s just a stupid, stupid idea. …Read More