Vincent Robert, USA, 1995, Vinegar Syndrome, Horror

“Similar to those magic eye paintings, everything on the surface appears to be status quo. But when you stare closer there's a hidden majestic beast of direct to video madness inside.” — belial_carboni, LETTERBOXD

A quintessential 1990s indie horror film from the video store canon, THE FEAR blends the uncanny-valley creepiness of PIN: A PLASTIC NIGHTMARE with ELM STREET-influenced shocks — including a cameo by Wes Craven! College student Richard decides to study the subject of human fear, and invites a friend group to participate in a homegrown experimental project at his family’s mountain cabin. The experiment is harmless at first -- until Richard reveals what he's really afraid of: Morty. You see, Morty’s a lifelike and life-sized wooden carving of a man that’s lived in the cabin for generations!

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  • 102 mins.
  • Color
  • 1.85:1


  • DCP