A romantic escape into nature turns into the ultimate moment of reckoning when a husband and wife are trapped in a tent with a deadly snake. Unable to escape and with certain death looming, the tent becomes a heated confessional to a cataclysmic truth. Betrayed, the couple finds themselves spiraling into a dark and dangerous space of which only one can survive.

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Critic Reviews (4)

5.5
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9.0
4.0
6.3
  1. Positive: 2 Out of 4
  1. Mixed: 1 Out of 4
  1. Negative: 1 Out of 4
Critical Consensus: Good.
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Culture Crypt

21 Jul 2017
7.0
"Careful thought exists in every move “Serpent” makes, which is why its slips are all the more perplexing. " ...
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TimesLive

14 Jul 2017
5.0
"The trade-off leaves us with a movie with little nuance in the heavy-handed meta-story, and not enough horror to sustain interest." ...
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City Press

14 Jul 2017
4.0
"As a safari slasher, Serpent is top rate, with a heart-quickening score. But it’s not satisfied with that. It wants to be art house. So you get a lot of pseudo science (sketches of beetles) and pseudo-philosophy (hot wife actually says of the snak ...
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Film Threat

21 Jun 2017
9.0
"Serpent is a well-crafted, intimate thriller that will coil around you and never let you loose until the final, death-dealing bite." ...

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Release Date(s):

June 17, 2017 (Los Angeles Film Festival, USA)
July 13, 2017 (Durban Film Festival, South Africa)

Executive Producer(s):

Brian Cox, Robert Naidoo, Sudhir Pragjee, Sanjeev Singh

Cinematography:

Jacques Koudstaal

Screenplay:

Amanda Evans

Editor:

Mandy Roberts, Andrea Shaw, Richard Starkey

Production Assistant:

Robert-John Deetlefs

Sound:

James Olivier

Music:

Andrew Schär

Production Company:

Enigma Pictures

Distribution:

Future Film (Finland) (all media)
Distant Horizons Ltd. (World-wide) (theatrical)
Front Row Filmed Entertainment (all media) (Middle East, North Africa & Iran)

Language:

English

Runtime:

85 minutes

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