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Old January 30 2009, 12:51 AM   #6
Darth_Pazuzu
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Re: The Last House on the Left-remake

Actually, the story of the original Last House On The Left is based on a Scandinavian folk tale which also provided the basis for Ingmar Berman's 1960 film Jungfrukallen (a.k.a. The Virgin Spring), starring Max von Sydow. A timeless story, really, since violent crime and equally violent revenge will always seem to be with us, unfortunately...

Even though I'm just as wary of remakes as anyone else, I just might check this out. I actually already saw the trailer on YouTube, and even though it looks considerably glossier, without the guerilla-documentary roughness of Wes Craven's '72 debut, it just might be worth a look...
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