The Abandoned

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"Death never runs out of time."
  • R
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 34 min
  • 5.5  (13,297)
  • 42

The Abandoned is a 2006 horror film that follows the story of Marie, a film producer who decides to investigate her past after receiving news that her birth parents are dead. She travels to Russia to claim her inheritance, which is an old decrepit house deep in the woods. The house is surrounded by an eerie forest and the only way to reach it is by a rickety old bridge. The location seems to be straight out of a horror movie.

Marie is skeptical when she first arrives, as the house appears to be completely abandoned. But Marie soon realizes that she is not alone, as strange occurrences start to happen. She hears noises coming from the walls, and the doors seem to open and close on their own. Marie starts to see ghostly visions of her past, and she soon discovers that her birth parents are haunting the house.

Marie is not the only one living in the house; she meets a man named Nicolai, who claims to be the caretaker of the estate. Nicolai is standoffish and warns Marie to leave the estate as soon as possible. However, Marie is curious about her past and decides to stay to uncover the truth. She starts to unravel the dark secret that has haunted her entire life.

As Marie spends more time in the house, she discovers that her ancestors had been conducting disturbing experiments in their quest for immortality. These experiments left behind cursed souls that now haunt the house. Marie, with the help of Nicolai, tries to solve the mystery, but they soon realize they need to leave the house before they become the next victims.

The Abandoned is an eerie and suspenseful film that keeps viewers on the edge of their seats. The movie's atmosphere is dark and foreboding, and the unfamiliar Russian setting only adds to the film's unsettling nature. The cinematography is top-notch, and the film's use of shadows and lighting creates an ominous mood throughout the entire movie.

The performances by the actors are exceptional, especially Anastasia Hille, who plays Marie. She brings an emotional depth to the character, allowing viewers to feel her character's confusion, fear, and anger. Karel Roden is also excellent as Nicolai, who comes across as being both mysterious and threatening.

Overall, The Abandoned is a well-crafted horror movie that delivers both scares and an intriguing plotline. The film's use of suspense and jump scares makes it a must-see for fans of the genre. While it may not be suitable for younger viewers due to the film's graphic nature, it's an excellent choice for horror fans looking for a spine-tingling good time.

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Description
  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 34 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.5  (13,297)
  • Metascore
    42