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REC received 14 horror awards in Europe and had achieved box-office success in Spain--lasting 4 weeks in the number 1 spot.

Remade as Quarantine.

  • REC
  • R
    bloody horror violence and language
  • A reporter (Manuela Velasco) and her cameraman record the horrifying outbreak of a disease that turns humans into vicious cannibals.
  • Cast: Manuela Velasco, Ferran Terraza, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Manuel Bronchud, Martha Carbonell, Carlos Lasarte, Carlos Vicente, David Vert
  • Director: Jaume Balagueró
  • Genres: HorrorAvant-garde / ExperimentalPsychological Thriller
  • Poster art for "[REC]."
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    CastManuela Velasco
    DirectorJaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
    Genre:  Horror
    Release Date:  November 23, 2007
    MPAA Rating:  Unrated, R
    Screen WriterJaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza
    Runtime:  75 minutes
    Studio:  Filmax
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    review by . January 28, 2011
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    ***1/2 out of ****     Damn, do those Spaniards know good horror! My first Spanish horror flick was "The Orphanage", which I loved, and my latest descent into the horrific side of "el espanol" is a darn good one. "REC" is a chilling and often times frightening horror film; taken from the simplest of concepts and turned into something surprisingly strong in quality. Not only is it actually scary, but it's also a superbly acted, well-directed, and stylishly awesome film. This is …
    review by . March 26, 2009
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    This is a review of the NC-17 (category III) release. The award-winning, blockbuster Spanish horror film "REC" had already been remade for U.S. audiences under the nom de plume "Quarantine". I have seen both horror films, and I have decided to focus on reviewing the original film rather than comparing the two. Directed by Jaume Balaguero, "REC" is a film that adapts the first person, POV style shaky camera style that was first adapted by "Blair Witch Project" …
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