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‘The Fare’ (2019) Movie Review: All Roads Lead Somewhere

DREAD has delivered so many wonderful titles in 2019 and they just keep coming. Their newest feature, The Fare, is a unique story about love, loss, and the unknown. I didn’t know much about this film before watching it, and it definitely took me on one hell of a ride. This romance mystery thriller was directed by D.C. Hamilton and written by Brinna Kelly who also stars in the film along with Gino Anthony Pesi and Jason Stuart.

Synopsis for The Fare

When a charming fare named Penny climbs into his taxi cab, Harris, her world-weary driver, finds himself engaged in the only kind of courtship he can have with a passenger — one that lasts as long as her trip. That is, right up until she disappears from the back seat without a trace.

When confusion gives way to reality, he resets his meter and is instantaneously transported back to the moment when she climbed into his cab. As he and Penny find themselves trapped in an endless nighttime cab ride, with only each other for company, secrets will be revealed, truths will come to light, and Harris’ entire life will be changed forever.

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I’m always impressed by films that take place pretty much in one place. In this case, it’s in a taxi cab. You would think things would get boring, but The Fare is anything but. This is such a unique story that will take you on a journey of love, confusion, loss, patience, and shock. The acting is phenomenal and the cinematography is exceptional.

This is one of Dread and Epic Pictures’ most original features yet. It’s not that something like this hasn’t been done before, but how they executed made all the difference. It’s beautiful and well-done. The way it’s told makes you want to know what’s going on and keeps you interested throughout its runtime. Something like this takes patience and attention to detail.

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The acting is phenomenal and genuine. The chemistry between Brinna Kelly and Gino Anthony Pesi feels real and intense. From the very beginning you know there’s something special between them, a story, but we don’t know why.

The Fare also delivers cleverly beautiful cinematography. I love all the different tones used throughout the film. It really made it something unique and special and fit perfectly with the eerie atmosphere of the film. The mystery and wonder of it all.

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Final Thoughts

If you’re looking for a breath of fresh air, The Fare is a perfect choice. It’s not like anything else out there right now and the mystery and suspense will hook you from the start. The Fare will hit Blu-Ray and VOD – November from Epic Pictures and DREAD.

About Tori Danielle

Tori has had a passion for Horror and music ever since she was a little girl. She got bit by the writing bug in high school where she was involved in both the school newspaper and the yearbook. While getting her Bachelors degree, she took Journalism and Creative Writing classes where her passion grew even stronger. Now, in between work and family, she spends all of her spare time indulging in music, Horror movies, and nerdy fandoms, all while running/assisting one of the biggest Horror groups on Facebook and writing for various websites.

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