Camino (2015) Movie Review

Director: Josh C Waller

Writer: Daniel Noah (Screenplay) Josh C Waller (Story)

Starring: Zoe Bell, Nacho Vigalondo, Francisco Barreiro, Sheila Vand, Dominic Rains, Jason Canela

Plot: In the jungles of Colombia, a photojournalist captures the truth behind a group of missionaries who may not be what they seem.

Tagline – The camera sees what it sees.

Runtime: 1 Hour 43 Minutes

There may be spoilers in the rest of the review

Story: Camino starts when award winning photojournalist Avery (Bell) gets offered her latest project, a chance to go and view the work of a group of missionaries in Colombia, lead by Guillermo (Vigalondo). What seems like a routine job takes a dramatic twist when Avery witnesses something she shouldn’t, leading to Guillermo sending the whole group after her.

Avery must fight to survive, while trying to prove the truth of what happened and Guillermo’s twisted ways if she is going to make it out of this alive.

Thoughts on Camino

ThoughtsCamino is a thriller that will see how a photojournalist will need to use her own survivalist skills to make it out of the latest situation in the Colombian jungle, after witnessing something horrific. This is a nice survivor thriller that will give us everything we need, as we dive into seeing how the leader of this group shows a darker side, which shows just how convincing he is in controlling the group to believing anything he says. The environment will show the dangers that Avery must deal with and show just how much photojournalist would risk getting the big story. Everything comes of tidy, without feeling as intense as it could, leaving us wanting to see more before it unfolds in the manner you would expect in any thriller.

Final Thoughts Camino is a by the book thriller offer little fresh without being on the duller side.

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