A desert island paradise full of mysteries and dangers. If you’re a horror movie fan, you’ve probably seen this premise a million times. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be reinvented and used in new and very creative ways. That’s what the movie proves infinity poolhorror directed and written by Brandon Cronenberg (Possessor, Antiviral) son of renowned filmmaker David Cronenberg (Crimes of the Future).
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Officially launched this Friday (27), infinity pool is a Canadian production that mixes terror, suspense and science fiction. Long awaited by fans of the most terrifying genre in cinema, the work promises to take viewers on a journey filled with secrets, hallucinations, violence and surreal horrors.
But what is the plot of infinity pool, in the end? Who is present in the film? Where to watch? It’s time to answer all your questions about Cronenberg’s new horror!
What is the story of Infinity Pool?
In the horror film, the couple James Foster (Alexander Skarsgård) and Em Foster (Cleopatra Coleman) go on vacation towards a wonderful island called La Tolqa, home to paradisiacal beaches and breathtaking scenery.
However, the couple’s dream trip takes a sinister turn when James is involved in a car accident and ends up running over another person. The boy is then arrested and sentenced to death, as the laws of the place where they are are extremely strict.
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At that moment, James receives information that he can escape mortal punishment through an expensive cloning procedure, in which his copy would take his place in the sentence. From then on, the life of the couple of protagonists turns upside down, with both discovering a series of oddities and madness that secretly roll on the island.
From the trailer above, you can get a sense of how things go completely out of control. James and Em seem to be forced to be part of a secret cult, which practices violent and reprehensible acts. Which, of course, was not part of the couple’s travel itinerary.
What is the cast of Infinity Pool?
Among the highlights of the cast of infinity poolis Alexander Skarsgård, a Hollywood star who has starred in productions such as the man from the north (2022) and The Legend of Tarzan (2016), as well as in very successful series such as true blood (2008) and Succession (2018).
In addition to him, the work also features Mia Goth, a Brazilian who rocked the horror movie scene by starring in X: Mark of Death (2022) and pearl (2022), both directed by Ti West, and Cleopatra Coleman, who starred in the film moon shadow (2019) and the series The Last Man on Earth (2015).
The cast completes Thomas Kretschmann, Amanda Brugel, John Ralston, Caroline Boulton, Jeff Ricketts, Amar Bukvic, Anita Major, among others.
Mia Goth is one of the stars of Infinity Pool and is increasingly making her name in horror cinema.Source: NEON
Where to watch Infinity Pool?
The release of the production took place internationally on the 27th and, for now, the film is only available in foreign cinemas. In Brazil, no date for the premiere of the work has been announced yet.
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Also, so far, no streaming service has acquired the rights to infinity pool. That is, we will have to wait a little longer to check out the terror in green and yellow lands.
Infinity Pool: what are people talking about the movie?
As the film has not yet been made available to the general public, only a few critics have had access to it. infinity pool, which premiered at this year’s Sundance film festival. Until the production of this article, the film had a score of 7.2 on the IMDb website, based on 429 reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes, the horror achieved an 86% approval rating from critics.
Based on these values, it can already be said that infinity pool it is pleasing much more than displeasing. But, of course, the scores could change a lot once more people get to check out Cronenberg’s project, which may have hit the mark yet again and added to his resume of frightening successes.