This is a hard film to categorise. I found it uncomfortable to watch and felt like turning it off after 15/20 minutes as it was just to close to the bone.
It starts pleasant enough where all's well in the city where the pair live and get together to go on the weekend trip to EDEN LAKE.
But it's when they leave the city and enter the somewhat sleepy town that it all turns around. They (and we) are enraged by the lowest common denominator, braindead mentality. From a driver speeding into a parking space they were waiting for. A barmen who ignores the bloke and takes the order from his girlfriends breast's instead ..(watch, you'll understand). And to top it off the shouting couple having an argument in the carpark late at night.
I think we have all encountered some, if not all of these people at some time in our lives. As they say in the X-Files ... "They're out there!".
We then encounter the gang of youths who care nothing about others, and certainly not about the couple trying to have a relaxing weekend .. and this is how it starts.
Gladly most youths are nothing like this. Yes they may hang around in 'gangs', but surely that is an indictment of a government who have failed in giving these people somewhere to go.
But this gang are the exception. They are led by a youth who has grown up knowing nothing good from a father who sticks two fingers up at the system. We are not shown too much of the home life. But what we do see gives a fair indication of how things run.
....And then it gets nasty, very nasty, very quickly.
I am not going to tell you the plot as that would spoil it. Surfice to say. That this movie doesn't just prick at the senses, it more or less stabs at it with a dirty, rusty, blunt edge. Not a film I will watch again anytime soon.
So is that entertainment? ... not if you fail to return to it. But you may be differant?.
Enjoy .. or not.