The Parkers, a reclusive family who follow ancient customs, find their secret existence threatened as a torrential downpour moves into their area, forcing daughters Iris and Rose to assume responsibilities beyond those of a typical family.
When the patriarch of the family passes away, the teenage children must take responsibility for the family chores: the preparation of the rituals, the hunting and putting the all-important ... See full summary »
Jorge Michel Grau
In 1983, financially struggling college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret, putting her life in mortal danger.
When a protective father meets a murderous ex-con, both need to deviate from the path they are on as they soon find themselves entangled in a downwards spiral of lies and violence while having to confront their own inner psyche.
A seemingly wholesome and benevolent family, the Parkers have always kept to themselves, and for good reason. Behind closed doors, patriarch Frank rules his family with a rigorous fervor, determined to keep his ancestral customs intact at any cost. As a torrential rainstorm moves into the area, tragedy strikes and his daughters Iris and Rose are forced to assume responsibilities that extend beyond those of a typical family. As the unrelenting downpour continues to flood their small town, the local authorities begin to uncover clues that bring them closer to the secret that the Parkers have held closely for so many years.Written by
Based on the screenplay "Somos Lo Que Hay" by Jorge Michel Grau. See more »
When the TV in the kitchen shows a news/weather alert for the storm, the caption on the broadcast spells Delaware as "Delware". The announcer on the broadcast clearly says Delaware. See more »
I heard somebody down in the shed earlier.
It must've been daddy. He's the only one allowed down there. Ever.
Well, it sounded like a girl crying.
I don't know what you think you heard, but you must be mistaken.
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It Was Me That Made Her Bad
Written by Tommy Strange, Bobbye Strange and Kenny Brewer
Performed by Tommy Strange & The Features
Courtesy of Fervor Records Vintage Masters See more »
Far from a direct remake of the Mexican original this American version of "We Are What We Are" keeps the original premiss and not much else. The first version felt more like a commentary on the social conditions prevailing in Mexico at the time rather than an outright horror film but one that worked in both contexts. This is closer to "Texas Chainsaw..." territory and as a genre piece it remains grusomely effective but if it lacks the original's sense of social outrage it certainly generates its own sense of dread and probably gives Michael Parks the best line he's ever had.
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