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By Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 17+

Moody, complex horror-drama has children in peril.

Movie R 2012 100 minutes
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age 15+

Based on 1 parent review

age 15+
very sexual as my friends say but i have not yet seen the movie

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Too much sex
Too much swearing

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INTRUDERS is a moody, spooky movie. In appearances at various film festivals, it met with disappointment from horror fans who demand that supernatural horror (ghosts and monsters) and realistic horror (like The Silence of the Lambs) remain separate. But by combining the two types, celebrated Spanish director Juan Carlos Fresnadillo has created a fascinating hybrid.

To that end, the movie raises issues of identity, family, and the concept of fear itself. (Where does scary stuff come from?) A "twist" ending generally seems to disappoint horror fans, but it makes sense and is perfectly acceptable. Fresnadillo perhaps keeps the movie a bit too literally dark (doesn't anyone ever turn on the lights?), and some supporting characters don't have much weight, but overall, this is an effective, unique movie.

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