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Backcountry: Nature Is A Horror!

backcountry - Missy Peregrym

Fair disclosure: I saw backcountry in September at the Calgary International Film Festival. It played there as a film made by a Canadian crew – including Alberta director Adam MacDonald – and because it was really, really good. My CIFF review follows the jump.

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Nature Is A Horrorshow Trailer: Backcountry!

Backcountry - 09-23-14

Backcountry, the Alberta-made thriller I reviewed for Eclipse while attending the Calgary International Film Festival in September, has a trailer. Check it out after the jump.

Backcountry opens on March 20th.

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Backcountry: Nature Is A Horror!

One of the more interesting movies I saw at the Calgary International Film Festival last fall, was Backcountry – an unusual horror story in which nature is the real horror.

Backcountry is the first film from Canadian writer/director Adam MacDonald and stars Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue),Jeff Roop (Heartland) and Eric Balfour (Haven). Check out the official synopsis following the jump. Backcountry opens on March 20th.

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CIFF Review: Backcountry: The Horrors of Nature!

Backcountry - 09-23-14

Brad and Jenn are off on a long weekend of enjoying nature – he’s taking her to see a treasured spot from his past – when they unwittingly encroach on the territory of black bear.

Based on a true story, Backcountry is Canadian director Adam MacDonald’s first feature. If quality counts, it won’t be his last.

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