Kaaterskill Falls (2001)
Average Rating: 6.2/10
Reviews Counted: 8
Fresh: 6 | Rotten: 2
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Fresh: 3 | Rotten: 0
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An act of benevolence towards a stranger leads to terror and betrayal in this psychological thriller. A young couple is vacationing in the Catskill Mountains when they pick up a hitchhiker; the man seems well mannered enough, and they eventually buy him dinner and let him stay in their motel room. But they quickly learn that he's not nearly as benign as his initial appearance suggests, and they soon find their lives in grave danger. Kaaterskill Falls was shot on a shoestring budget, with
Apr 21, 2001 Wide
Sep 9, 2003
You just know something terrible is going to happen. But when it does, you're entirely unprepared.
It establishes its ominous mood and tension swiftly, and if the suspense never rises to a higher level, it is nevertheless maintained throughout.
The filmmakers skillfully evoke the sense of menace that nature holds for many urban dwellers.
Kaaterskill Falls is an unusually quiet film [that] isn't afraid to spin off into uncharted emotional territory.
extremely well told (even without a script) and heart-rendingly acted (even though its leads are all complete unknowns)
How good this film might be, depends if you believe that the shocking conclusion is too much of a plunge or not.
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