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Shiver (Eskalofrío)

Shiver (Eskalofrío)
  • 2008
  • Spain
  • 91 min
  • E
  • Directed by: Isidro Ortiz
  • Written by: Hernán Migoya, Jose Gamo, Alejandro Hernandez, Isidro Ortiz
  • Cast: Junio Valverde, Blanca Suarez, Mar Sodupe, Francesc Orella
  • Language: Spanish
  • Website: www.edfilmfest.org.uk

Teenager Santi (Valverde) suffers from photophobia and moves, with his mother (Suárez), to the Spanish mountains to avoid the sunlight. But is there something skulking in the forest? It may not have the visual flourish of Pan's Labyrinth or the intense claustrophobia of [REC] and there are a few glaring plot holes, but this is an efficient 'monster in the woods' chiller.

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Shiver (Eskalofrio)

19 Jun 20083 stars

Edinburgh International Film Festival

(Isidro Ortiz, Spain) 91min Once again Spain is proving to be a breeding ground for newly discovered horror talent. Isidro Ortiz puts in his most satisfying feature yet as paranoia and the old staple of something lurking in the woods are brought into…

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