|release date||February 28 2012|
|director||Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado|
|writer||Aharon Keshales and Navot Papushado|
|starring||Ofer Shechter, Ania Buckshtein, Lior Ashkenazi|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA psychotic serial killer on the loose in the woods crosses paths with a group of unsuspecting teenagers. Soon people are dying one by one… but the bad guy isn’t who you think. Turning genre conventions on their head with a smart script and plenty of unexpected scares, Rabies is a surprising debut worthy of its mantle as Israel's first-ever slasher horror film.
RABIES made its North American premiere at the 2011 Tribeca Film Festival being hailed as the first slasher film to come out of Israel. Spoken in Hebrew, subtitled in English, it walks the well-treaded premise of four people who take a wrong turn and find themselves lost, in the wrong place at the wrong time – wandering about the woods as a killer stalks in the shadows. If you think you can predict the rest of what happens, well, you’re going to be wrong. RABIES takes its own approach to this scenario. Although an unpredictable and original take on what American films have driven into the ground with monotony, the plethora of plot angles goes so far off the beaten path that this becomes the film’s primary strength, and demise. …Read More