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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars I can see the wood for the trees
A forest and some stranded teenagers is normally a recipe for some pretty formulaic and unoriginal stuff; but 'Rabies' certinly does things its own way and stands tall as a very good film of its kind.

Firstly, much has been asked about the title - 'Rabies' is nothing to do with rabies itself, but my interpretation is that the paranoia and confusion that unfolds...
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1.0 out of 5 stars HAS SUBTITLES
Would of been better if it told you it was with English subtitles for that reason one star this something I find really irritating just wish love film / amazon prime would post this on all films that are listed when subtitles are present
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4.0 out of 5 stars I can see the wood for the trees, 28 May 2013
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This review is from: Rabies [DVD] (DVD)
A forest and some stranded teenagers is normally a recipe for some pretty formulaic and unoriginal stuff; but 'Rabies' certinly does things its own way and stands tall as a very good film of its kind.

Firstly, much has been asked about the title - 'Rabies' is nothing to do with rabies itself, but my interpretation is that the paranoia and confusion that unfolds in the forest speads virus-like. That's my guess anyway!

'Rabies' is like no other film I've seen (as well as it being in Hebrew language) in that there are several plots on the go at the same time. All of them are very well contexted and all general character development strong. All of these stories are centred around and in the same forest, from which the vast majority of the film is set.

As the characters from these storylines cross paths, all hell breaks loose and blind panic, paranoia and disorientation begins to take hold. As the front cover suggests there are a lot of bloody and 'squirm' consequences which will keep all fans of the broader genre more than happy. There's a few gut-wrenchingly sad parts and in contrast lost of black humour too - in fact in parts 'Rabies' flirts with farce as some of the characters make ill-judged decisions and rash moves.

It's hard to say whay 'Rabies' works, but it really does! Lots of people lost or missing in a forest sounds very dull, but not here. Give it a whirl and you'll hopefully see what I mean. A very solid effort indeed and hopefully not the last by this interesting Director.
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9 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Hebrew Horror, 17 Aug. 2012
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This is a hebrew language with subtitles in English and Spanish.
Plot is a little complicated but I'll get to that. The first time I watched it I didn't pay attention until a scene where the cops appeared and what I then saw felt very stupid. Interesting but the hight of dumb cops in movies. It was funny too. So later I tried the whole thing again and loved it. I'll call it death by accident because there are a few of these.
The film begins with a couple in the woods. Boy and girl, supposedly brother and sister. Sister has fallen into a man made hole and cant get out. Boy goes looking for help. Then a guy who works at the woods arrives. The brother meets these 2 guys traelling with 2 girls. The 3 men then go back to the hole. Girls alone call cops. They turn up. One's a sleaze bag. One other character is the serial killer.
It's a fabulous story, well thought out in the way how everyone interacts. Very entertaining.
Extras nil just trailer. USA Release Region 1.
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3 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars More of a cunningly written tension thriller than a 'slasher', 24 Jun. 2013
This review is from: Rabies [DVD] (DVD)
Rabies is actually slightly undersold by being presented as a slasher movie. In reality, it's a thriller film set around the chain of events triggered by a kidnapping.
Chopping and changing between the perspectives of an injured couple, four young friends who get roped into the drama in a nature reserve, two park wardens, a kidnapper, and the cops that get called to the scene, it actually plays like a violence friendly ensemble movie and is surprisingly well written. Everyone has a character with real personality, and the dialogue is lively, funny, interesting to listen to, and actually tells you something about the characters. The scenery is interesting and used to good effect, the character motivations feel real and powerful, and the performances are universally excellent.
The director is also excellent, building tension expertly, and just as adept at framing a beautiful scene as delivering powerful, shocking violence. The atmosphere conveys fear brilliantly, and the film isn't afraid to dodge horror-thriller clichés and try something different in order to deliver a fresh and original experience.
This is a very interesting and unusual thriller, and if you like being surprised and having a different experience to the one you were expecting, this rewards you in spades.
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1.0 out of 5 stars HAS SUBTITLES, 10 Sept. 2014
This review is from: Rabies (DVD)
Would of been better if it told you it was with English subtitles for that reason one star this something I find really irritating just wish love film / amazon prime would post this on all films that are listed when subtitles are present
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