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    Unique ID Code: 0000032218
    Added by: DVD Reviewer
    Added on: 29/3/2002 07:59
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    Hole, The (UK)

    6 / 10
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    Desperate to get in. Dying to get out
    Certificate: 15
    Running Time: 98 mins
    Retail Price: £17.99
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    Liz (Thora Birch) staggers towards her exclusive school, bloodied and deeply traumatised. Whilst a police psychologist is trying to figure out what happened to her she reveals this twisted and chilling tale.

    Three rebellious friends, Mike, Geoff and Frankie, are desperate to avoid a school fieldtrip to Wales. Martin, the school nerd, helps them hide away in an old underground bunker and his only condition is that his friend Liz joins them. Martin is in love with Liz, but she wants Mike, the coolest guy in school.

    The teenagers party, uncontrolled and undetected in the soundproofed bunker hidden deep in the woods. For three days it is this wild place; Mike even starts to notice Liz for the first time. But when Martin doesn`t return to let them out the party atmosphere drains and their sanctuary quickly becomes their living nightmare...

    Special Features:
    Director`s Audio Commentary
    Two Trailers
    Deleted Scenes
    Alternative Beginnings
    Audio Description

    Video Tracks:
    Widescreen Anamorphic 2.35:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby Digital 5.1 English

    Subtitle Tracks:

    Directed By:
    Nick Hamm

    Written By:

    Embeth Davidtz
    Steven Waddington
    Keira Knightley
    Laurence Fox
    Daniel Brocklebank
    Desmond Harrington
    Thora Birch

    Soundtrack By:
    Clint Mansell

    Director of Photography:
    Denis Crossan

    Niven Howie

    Costume Designer:
    Verity Hawkes

    Production Designer:
    Eve Stewart

    Suzanne Warren
    Bill Shephard
    Rebecca Hodgson
    Pippa Cross
    Lisa Bryer
    Jeremy Bolt

    Executive Producer:
    François Ivernel
    Andrea Calderwood


    Your Opinions and Comments

    5 / 10
    On the "W-Hole" it was pretty much a letdown. Didn`t bother watching the extras as it was a rental but the film was basically crap.
    posted by Lee Thews on 7/6/2002 21:57
    5 / 10
    I didn`t have high expectations of the film and I wasn`t disappointed. Got the film on the cheap so i`m not heartbroken.
    The film isn`t really very believeable and considering this is not supernatural or anything it needs to be.
    The cut away scenes (from the hole in the ground) are not particularly interesting; the tale is told in a convoluted flashback manner similar to Ghosts of Mars. The final scene did not really satisfy me, normally I love an unhappy ending, but this bitch must pay!
    Deleted scenes are not worth mentioning to your grand kids, there are alternative beginnings where stuff which happens later is given away. There is no alternative ending contrary to what main reviewer said.
    Haven`t heard the commentry, but might listen if I don`t manage to sell it on Amazon. Yes, it`s not worth keeping even for a Sunday afternoon
    posted by Rich_H on 27/10/2002 17:46