Monday 6 November 2023

PREVIEW: Mercy Falls: A Thrilling Descent into Horror

By Jon Donnis
Following its highly acclaimed theatrical debut, the heart-pounding survival horror film, "Mercy Falls," is making its way into your living room.

Prepare to be on the edge of your seat as you embark on a twisted journey alongside the talented Lauren Lyle, known for her roles in "Outlander" and "Karen Pirie." Directed by the award-winning filmmaker Ryan Hendrick, whose credits include "Lost at Christmas" and "Sundown," "Mercy Falls" promises to be a cinematic experience like no other. Mark your calendars for the digital release on November 6, 2023, courtesy of Bingo Films.

This chilling and relentlessly gripping psychological thriller plunges you into the harrowing tale of a close-knit group of friends. Led by Lauren Lyle as Rhona, the group, which also includes Layla Kirk as Heather, James Watterson as Scott, Joe Rising as Donnie, and Eoin Sweeney as Andy, ventures into the Scottish Highlands in search of a long-lost family cabin. However, what should have been a peaceful getaway turns into a nightmarish ordeal when a tragic accident sparks suspicion, leading to a descent into bloody betrayal and brutal murder.

As they journey deeper into the untamed wilderness, their path takes an unexpected turn when they encounter Carla, portrayed by Nicolette McKeown, a hitchhiker they decide to bring along for the ride. Yet, it soon becomes apparent that not everything is as it seems.

Upon reaching their destination, tensions flare, love triangles form, and alliances are tested, pushing the group into a sinister spiral of events. Revelations come to light, and the stakes skyrocket as they face a relentless battle for survival. The question looms: will anyone emerge from this nightmarish journey through Mercy Falls unscathed?

"Mercy Falls" is a rollercoaster of suspense and unrelenting gore that will test your mettle. Do you have what it takes to survive this twisted trip to the heart of darkness?

Critics have already sung the film's praises:

Starburst describes it as "a mix of serial killer, backwoods slasher, and survivalist horror… impressive gore and stunning landscapes… an entertaining survival horror."
Dom on Film compares it to "a Scottish Predator," highlighting the impressive female performances at its core.
The People's Movies lauds it as "a skillful, ambitious tale of treachery and vicious survival."
RunPee raves about its "beautifully shot, excellently acted, and gripping story… well worth a look."
The Fan Carpet simply sums it up as "just awesome… an intense thriller."

"Mercy Falls" is the horror event of 2023 that you won't want to miss. Mark your calendars, prepare to be enthralled, and get ready for a heart-pounding journey into the unknown. Will you survive the terror of Mercy Falls?

Wickedly enthralling survival horror MERCY FALLS starring Lauren Lyle gets its UK digital release on 6 November 2023

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