Some films have good promotion by producing companies. Others get recommended by someone. And there those that come from nowhere. “Straight Into Darkness” is one of those.
Directed by: Jeff Burr
Genres: Action, Drama, War
Cast: Brittny Lane Stewart, Ion Bechet, Nelu Dinu, Andrei Dumitrescu, Ryan Francis, Okan Kayam, Scott MacDonald, Liliana Perepelicinic, Gabriel Spahiu, Linda Thorson, Mihai Verbintschi, David Warner
IMDB raintg: 6.9
My rating: 8.0 [rate 8.0]
I’ve never heard even one name that was connected to this film – not the director, not the producer, none of the actors. Not even the production company. I haven’t seen any trailer, nor I’ve heard about this film before. It seems that I am not alone. Even IMDB rating for this movie was voted for by only 72 users.
Yet it is one of the best films that I’ve seen recently. It is a real movie. It is how movies are supposed to be. It has a good story and excellent cinematography without any trails of Hollywood commercialism.
I loved the drama in this film. It really showed how war changes people. Breaks them. Builds them back again. There are no cheap tricks like crying and orchestra music that usually win the hearts of sensitive individuals in the audience (like myself). Yet, the film is very striking and thought provoking.
: The DVD can be purchased from here. Thanks to a certain someone (Kiltron) :)