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Director: Alex Chandon

Genre: Horror

Year: 2011

Rating: N/A

Four young offenders and their workers spend a weekend in the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare.

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"Inbred" is a UK film from Writer/Director, Alex Chandon. This is his first film in 10 years and after watching this I want to know what took so damn long? The plot is pretty simple, A small group of young offenders arrive in the sleepy Yorkshire village of Mortlake, for a community service weekend that will hopefully build some character. The group of troubled teens are led by two case workers, Kate and Jeff. The first night Kate and Jeff decide to take the group out for a bit and they end up in a little pub called "The Dirty Hole." It's there they meet Jim the owner and bartender who tells the group that it''s best to keep to themselves around these parts. The next morning they head out to visit some old abandoned trains but when Jim's son and two friends show up and start some trouble things quickly go from bad to worse. When Jeff attempts to chase off the young men he trips and rips his leg open, not knowing what to do Kate decides to take Jeff to the pub but after they tell Jim his son created trouble for them all hells breaks loose.

To talk too much about what happens from there till the end would only ruin all the fun that awaits those who have yet to see the film. You can easily compare the film to "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" but be careful not to call this a rip-off because "Inbred" not only brings a lot of it's own ideas to the table but it also contains a good amount of humor as well so while it has plenty of action, suspense and gore it also remains playful the entire time. I am not a big fan of mixing horror and comedy together but the balance here is perfect. There's plenty of laughs and some of the most original, clever and amazing kills I have seen in a very long time. Like I said before to compare this to any other film like it would be a grave mistake because "Inbred" simply rocks.

Another reason why this film is so good is it's cast, veterans such as Jo Hartley who plays Kate. the female case work and Seamus O' Neill who plays Jim, the leader of this band of nuts are simply incredible and the young cast which includes Nadine Rose Mulkerrin, Terry Haywood and Chris Waller are all terrific as well as everyone else in the film.

Production wise the film looks amazingly beautiful and the effects are spot on. "Inbred" isn't a film to talk about, it's one to watch over and over again. With all the lame horror films coming out of Hollywood anymore it was a real treat watching a horror film that delivers on every level.

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"Inbred" will be released soon in the U.S. by Arclight Films, I urge you to visit the film's Facebook page HERE to follow the it's progress. I can sit here and tell you about the film all day long but that will never prepare you for this awesome display of craziness. "Inbred" is a relentless assault on the senses, a diamond in the rough and the must-see film of the year for horror buffs. Easily the best and most fun I had watching a horror film in a long time so be sure to to keep your eyes peeled for this one and enjoy the ride.

Arclight Films is handling international sales for INBRED

***** Out Of *****