Open Windows (film)

Open Windows
Open Windows is a 2014 found footage techno-thriller film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo.wikipedia
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Sasha Grey

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The film stars Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey and Neil Maskell, and had its world premiere at South by Southwest on 10 March 2014.
After her 2009 feature film debut as the lead in Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience, she starred in independent films including Open Windows and the Canadian black comedy horror film Smash Cut and the horror film Would You Rather.

Nacho Vigalondo

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Open Windows is a 2014 found footage techno-thriller film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo.
In 2014 he also released Open Windows, a techno-thriller film that marked his English-language debut.

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Open Windows is a 2014 found footage techno-thriller film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo.

South by Southwest

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The film stars Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey and Neil Maskell, and had its world premiere at South by Southwest on 10 March 2014.
The films Space Station 76 and Exists got distribution deals at the festival, while Fort Tilden (which won the Narrative Feature Grand Jury Prize) and Open Windows got distribution deals shortly afterward.

Neil Maskell

The film stars Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey and Neil Maskell, and had its world premiere at South by Southwest on 10 March 2014.

Trevante Rhodes

After graduation, Rhodes moved to Los Angeles and immediately began working as an actor, playing supporting roles in the Terrence Malick film Song to Song, the Nacho Vigalondo film Open Windows opposite Elijah Wood, the Eddie O’Keefe film Shangri-La Suite and the Matt Jones / Dave Hill film The Night Is Young.

Techno-thriller

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Open Windows is a 2014 found footage techno-thriller film directed and written by Nacho Vigalondo.

Elijah Wood

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The film stars Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey and Neil Maskell, and had its world premiere at South by Southwest on 10 March 2014.

Mike Nichols

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Vigalondo was inspired to create Open Windows after he was asked to create a thriller film that heavily featured the Internet, akin to Mike Nichols's Closer.

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Vigalondo was inspired to create Open Windows after he was asked to create a thriller film that heavily featured the Internet, akin to Mike Nichols's Closer.

Cinedigm

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On 1 April 2014, Cinedigm acquired the US distribution rights to the film.

Madrid

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Filming took place in Madrid, Spain, during the last week of October 2012, and in Austin, Texas.

Austin, Texas

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Filming took place in Madrid, Spain, during the last week of October 2012, and in Austin, Texas.

Rotten Tomatoes

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Rotten Tomatoes, a review aggregator, reports a 40% score of 40 critics surveyed; the average rating is 5.35/10.

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Rotten Tomatoes, a review aggregator, reports a 40% score of 40 critics surveyed; the average rating is 5.35/10.

Metacritic

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The film has a score of 47 out of 100 based on 10 reviews at Metacritic.

CraveOnline

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Shock Till You Drop panned the film and gave it a rating of 4 out of 10, criticizing it as the "biggest disappointment of the fest."

Variety (magazine)

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Justin Chang of Variety wrote, "A fiendishly inventive thriller built around an audacious if unsustainable gimmick, Open Windows elevates Hitchcockian suspense to jittery new levels of mayhem and paranoia."

The Hollywood Reporter

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John DeFore of The Hollywood Reporter wrote that only genre diehards are likely to accept the level of suspension of disbelief necessary to enjoy the film.

The New York Times

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Jeannettte Catsoulis of The New York Times described it as "cleverly designed but hellish to watch" due to its overdone plot twists.

Wild Bunch (company)

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