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Netflix: the uncomfortable horror film set in a forest that lasts 90 minutes

Netflix: the uncomfortable horror film set in a forest that lasts 90 minutes

The film could be another typical story of friends who go on a hike, get lost in a forest and bad things happen to them. But it has an unexpected twist.

David Bruckner ventures into directing his first solo film with “The ritual” (also known as “The Ritual”), the original movie that Netflix has within its extensive catalogue. As on other occasions, the streaming platform secured the rights, after the success it had had at various festivals.

If you are one of those who He was fascinated by The Blair Witch Project because of its theme. and not because of the style of its filming, then this 90-minute production will be to your liking, due to some winks and similarities. Although it has an original ending that will leave more than one shocked.

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What is hidden in this forest that seems cursed?

What is hidden in this forest that seems cursed?

What is The Ritual, a Netflix movie, about?

The plot of “The Ritual” begins with a meeting between old university friends, now adults. When one of them decides to go into a store to buy alcohol, another accompanies him and a robbery occurs in which the second dies while the first hides, unable to help him.

Guilt and the search for redemption lead to survivors to embark on a journey that takes them to a forest. However, what they experience there goes beyond the usual cabin-in-the-woods horror movie fare. They encounter a ritual, as the title suggests, but also much more.

Rafe Spall plays the tormented companion who, in every dangerous situation, insists that he will not leave anyone behind. But to believe, you have to see.

As an exponent of British horror, the film has been influenced by a rich tradition, but stands out for not being based on an original script, but in a novel. This establishes a predefined structure that director David Bruckner skillfully handles to maintain suspense.

Although there are some inevitable clichés (such as foot sprain or nighttime nightmares), ““The Ritual” surprises many with an unexpected ending.

Trailer for The Ritual, Netflix movie

Embed – The Ritual | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix

Cast of The Ritual, Netflix movie

  • Rafe Spall Like Luke.
  • Arsher Ali Like Phil.
  • Robert James-Collier Like Hutch.
  • Sam Troughton like Dom.
  • Paul Reid Like Robert.
  • Matthew Needham like a drug addict
  • Jacob James Beswick like Fiend.

Source: Ambito

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