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SOVIA
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Reviewed by: Andre Manseau

Directed by: Robert C. Franke

Starring:
Diana Radnai
Vera Huebner
Thomas Harbort

Movie:  
star star star star
Extras:  
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Overall:  
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What's it about
After a car accident, a nurse starts to see the ghost of a patient she accidentally killed. However, the ghost not only goes after her, but the hospital staff as well. Boredom and really terrible subtitles ensue.
Is it good movie?
Well there’s nothing wrong with how the movie is made. Everything about it comes off very well, it’s just not very interesting. Germany throws its hat into the crowded genre of scary ghost children, but fails to really distinguish itself from the others. The film borrows many ideas from films that came before it, such as The Ring and The Grudge, which has been done to death already given how many copycats there already are.

The film does have its good points. The direction and acting are just fine, though the subtitled translation can be hilariously awful at times. The story is simple, but has been done before. If you’re not a jaded horror fan, the jump scares will make you…well, jump. There isn’t much to recommend for the hardcore fan though. They may want to take a pass on this European ghost story.
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Unless you feel like watching a movie you’ve seen before in a different language, there’s not much to make me recommend Sovia. It’s hardly a terrible movie, but it’s not something to go out of your way to see.
ARROW IN THE HEAD'S RATING SYSTEM
star star star star I'D BUTCHER MY FAMILY TO SEE THIS AGAIN
star star star HANG ME BUT I DUG IT A LOT
star star AN OK WAY TO KILL TWO HOURS
star JUST SLING AN ARROW IN MY HEAD AND LET ME DIE IN PEACE

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