Alone (2020)

Director: John Hyams
Writer: Mattias Olsson
Cast: Jules Willcox, Marc Menchaca, Anthony Heald, Jonathan Rosenthal
Part of: secret society screening at the SLASH Filmfestival
Seen on: 27.9.2020

After losing her husband, Jessica (Jules Willcox) is driving across the country by herself – she’s moving, ready for a new start. But first she has to get through the long drive on her own. And that turns out to be more difficult than she thought when a creepy man (Marc Menchaca) starts to follow her. In fact, he seems to be hunting her and despite her safeguards, he manages to capture her. But Jessica still has some fight left in her.

After Av: The Hunt and Hunted, Alone completed the trifecta of SLASH movies where a woman gets hunted by one or more men in the woods and has to fight for her survival. Of the three films, Alone is probably the most consistent in quality, but probably also the one that attempts the least.

The film poster showing the view from a driver's seat in a lone car at night. In the rearview mirror we can see a woman's eye opened wide and headlights of the car behind her.
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