A grim and disturbing survival horror yarn from the aussie outback. What the movie lacks in originality it makes up in strong acting, a good score and confident direction. Still I'm left with the feeling that this could have been better and that the script feels a bit underdeveloped.
The 2nd half has an uneasiness of a more realistic version of Wolf Creek due to its bleak un-apologeticism, but doesn't quite reach that films intensity or power conceptually. The 1st half builds the two leads well, yet the time convergent storyline is more of a distraction for its inevitable plot twists, and the other family unit isn't as well developed, but it's as manipulatively systematic as it's problematic.