Valley of the Sasquatch

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  • 2017
  • 1 hr 32 min
  • 3.7  (726)

Valley of the Sasquatch is a 2015 American horror film written and directed by John Portanova. The movie stars Bill Oberst Jr., Miles Joris-Peyrafitte, Jason Vail and David Saucedo. The movie revolves around a father and son duo, who after losing their wife/mother, decide to embark on a hunting trip in the Pacific Northwest wilderness. Little did they know that their trip would take a turn for the worse as they find themselves being hunted by a group of Sasquatches.

The movie begins with the introduction of Roger (Jason Vail) and Michael (Miles Joris-Peyrafitte), a father and son, who are still trying to come to terms with the loss of their wife and mother. Michael is a recent high school graduate, with a passion for photography, who is struggling to find his place in the world. Roger, on the other hand, is a rough, no-nonsense, blue-collar worker, who is having a tough time dealing with both the loss of his wife and his son's unhappiness.

In an effort to bond and connect, Roger decides to take Michael on a hunting trip to the Pacific Northwest wilderness, where he hopes they can both find solace in the beauty of the landscape and the excitement of the hunt. However, upon arriving at their remote cabin, they find that they are not alone in the wilderness. The duo come face-to-face with a group of Sasquatches, who are anything but friendly.

As the situation grows increasingly dangerous, the father and son duo are forced to put aside their differences and work together to survive. Along the way, they meet Will (Bill Oberst Jr.), an experienced hunter, who helps them navigate the unfamiliar terrain and strategize against their furry foes.

Valley of the Sasquatch is a unique take on the Bigfoot mythos, offering a fresh and terrifying perspective on the ancient legend. The movie cleverly combines elements of horror, suspense, and action, to create a thrilling story that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The film is incredibly well-shot and edited, showcasing the beauty of the Pacific Northwest wilderness, while also effectively conveying the sense of isolation and danger that permeates throughout.

One of the standout aspects of the movie is the performances of the cast, particularly Jason Vail and Miles Joris-Peyrafitte. Their father-son dynamic feels both authentic and relatable, with both actors delivering emotionally charged performances that anchor the movie's narrative. Bill Oberst Jr. also delivers a memorable performance as Will, bringing a sense of gravitas and experience to the trio.

The Sasquatch themselves are a standout aspect of the movie, with the practical effects and makeup delivering some truly frightening and realistic-looking creatures. The Sasquatches are portrayed as brutal and savage, with a primal ferocity that makes them truly terrifying. The movie does an excellent job of building tension and suspense, slowly revealing more about the creatures and their motivations as the story progresses.

Overall, Valley of the Sasquatch is a fantastic horror film that offers a fresh and terrifying perspective on one of the oldest legends in North American folklore. With excellent performances, top-notch practical effects, and a thrilling story that keeps you guessing until the very end, this is a movie that is sure to satisfy horror fans of all types.

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  • Runtime
    1 hr 32 min
  • IMDB Rating
    3.7  (726)