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The Similars

IMDb Info

Release Year: 2015
Runtime: 1h 29min
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish
Genre Tags: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Plot Summary: On the rainy night of October 2, 1968, eight characters waiting on a remote bus station for a bus heading to Mexico City start experiencing a strange phenomenon.

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Dennis Harvey
Film Review: ‘The Similars’

In stylistic terms, however, “The Similars” is fully realized as a semi-camp yet canny homage to vintage suspense templates. The black-and-white visuals that gradually make room for color, d.p. Isi Sarfati’s elaborately choreographed tracking shots across an impressive depot-interior set, the very Bernard Herrmann-esque textures of Edy Lan’s score, and other clever packaging contributions add up to a kind of lavish Hitchcockian in-joke. Performers are in tune with the tricky demands of this cartooned “No Exit.”