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The Last House on the Left

The Last House on the Left
  • 2009
  • UK
  • 109 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Dennis Iliadis
  • Cast: Monica Potter, Tony Goldwyn, Garret Dillahunt, Spencer Treat Clark, Martha MacIsaac, Sara Paxton
  • Website: www.thelasthouseontheleft.com

This glossy remake of Wes Craven's scuzzy 1972 rape and revenge shocker thankfully strays from the original's sleazy path. When teenage girl Mari (Paxton) heads off to score some drugs whilst holidaying remotely with her parents, she falls foul of a family of homicidal maniacs. As before, there's a painfully drawn out build-up to an extremely nasty rape sequence, and in the aftermath, Mari's parents turn vengeful.

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The Last House on the Left

11 Jun 20093 stars

Given the repellent nature of Wes Craven’s scuzzy little 1972 rape and revenge shocker, it’s a relief to find this glossy remake straying somewhat from the original’s sleazy path. Craven and original producer Sean S Cunningham steer the hand of Dennis…

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