The Hills Have Eyes

PUBLISHED: 12:54 15 March 2006 | UPDATED: 08:59 24 May 2010

A REMAKE of a cult classic is still showing at The Odeon, Weston. Wes Craven s The Hills Have Eyes originally struck fear into film fans worldwide in 1977

A REMAKE of a cult classic is still showing at The Odeon, Weston.Wes Craven's The Hills Have Eyes originally struck fear into film fans worldwide in 1977 with its gritty suspenseful tale about a family who go on holiday but end up facing a desperate battle for survival. With its intriguing themes and shock tactics, the film has now been reinterpreted by two young filmmakers, Alexandre Aja and Gregory Levasseur.Bob Carter (Ted Levine) and his wife Ethel (Kathleen Quinan) ask Bob's family to travel to California with them to celebrate their wedding anniversary. However, after miles of frayed emotions and hostility, things take a real turn for the worse when Bob takes a detour and they find themselves in a desolate stretch of desert. As the threat of the desert looms, the family realises it is not alone. There is another group of survivors in the hills around them and they are hungry and bloodthirsty.The members of the Carter family know they must pull together if they are to get out alive.

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