Rift

Rift

Directed by Erlingur Thoroddsen

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Gunnar receives a strange phone call from his ex-boyfriend, Einar, months after they parted ways. Einar sounds distraught, like he’s about to do something terrible to himself, so Gunnar drives to the secluded cabin where Einar is holed up and soon discovers there is more going on than he imagined. As the two come to terms with their broken relationship, some other person seems to be lurking outside the cabin, wanting to get in…

Two men in a secluded cabin are haunted by their dead relationship.

Cast: Björn Stefánsson, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson

Member Reviews

I enjoyed it a lot, great acting emotional tension, gorgeous scenery. I didn't really understand the ending, though.

SadieS
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1 week ago

Beautful scenery and story. Loved the character development between the two and was wondering about Einar throughout; there were some elements that made me wonder if he was a ghost, etc. A ton of dread in the last half, very slow build which was nice. Honestly I would have given this 5 stars if the ending had been satisfying but to me it wasn't at all. (I mean the very last couple min.)

sidneyhummel
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2 weeks ago

Atmospheric but not at all scary. About an hour and 20mins of character development and story and under 30 of anything vaguely unsettling.

rothrouga
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2 months ago

This film emotionally gutted me.

beejery
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3 months ago

it's more like a relationship-drama with horror elements. It has one or two legit scares towards the end and a kind of dense atmosphere throughout, but it's advertised scarier than it is. Still a well made movie, but also not super inventive or new. The symbolism is quite obvious so the twist in the end isn't like super surprising. It feels very inspired by "Don't look now".

careforce
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3 months ago