|release date||May 31 2011|
|starring||Breanne TeBoekhorst, Ryan Barrett, Jennifer De Lucia|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisSiblings, Brad and Lisa Carpenter, along with two lifelong family friends, Will and Vanessa, set out road-tripping to an annual family reunion. They make the decision to find a place to stop and camp for the night. What ensues is a violent disturbance by six masked assailants, without motive or reason. The group find themselves living a night of psychological games and physical terror, and as morning dawns; the reality of what will come is more terrifying than anything the group could have ever imagined.
If A Tree Falls is the kind of in your face indie flick that excels vastly stylistically but falls short when it comes to actual content. Director Philip Carrer definitely had a certain vision in mind and it comes across brilliantly throughout If A Tree Falls, a vision that evokes a certain sense of nostalgia for grindhouse films and drive-in theatres where over the top violence and cheesy sound scores were ripe. Many scenes are strongly influenced by the classic Texas Chainsaw Massacre, with the bright lights and a piercing score. Unfortunately the plot is lacking anything substantial and offers few redeeming qualities. If A Tree Falls is not that a bad film, it’s actually enjoyable if taken for as the indie horror that it is, but it’s not for everyone. …Read More