Deadline * Sean McConville (2009)

A young, female writer plans to spend a week in an enormous and remote villa to finish a script of which the deadline has passed. What a tedious basis for a horror/thriller! Fortunately the result is not that predictable. The film has a good, pressing atmosphere at times, but the soundtrack is quite overdone (industrial sounds in an old, creaking house?) and overal does not pass the level of a standard Hollywoord thriller. The story has some weird edges too. Not completely boring, but I do not recommend “Deadline”.

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