A teenage boy is sent to a juvenile reform facility in the wilderness. As we learn about the tragic events that sent him there, his struggle becomes one for survival with the inmates, counselors, and the retired war colonel in charge.
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Critics Of "Coldwater"
August 15, 2014 It does a lot right, but ultimately it offers little to distinguish itself from countless like-minded stories.Read in Source
August 22, 2014 It's a grim but engaging drama and a first feature from writer/director Vincent Grashaw.Read in Source
August 15, 2014 Teens trapped at the wilderness camp from hell act out in violent ways in a well-intentioned expose that steps on its message.Read in Source
August 27, 2014 For a first time feature outing, "Coldwater" is a fine effort from Grashaw, and the setting feels fresh and new. It's an original take on a coming of age, young masculinity tale, but ultimately, it doesn't quite live up to all of its potentialRead in Source
Los Angeles Times
August 14, 2014 There's a compelling, perhaps important thriller to be made about dark doings at for-profit juvenile detention camps, but "Coldwater" misses the mark.Read in Source
New York Times
August 14, 2014 A punishing, predictable drama that's almost rescued by strong acting and good intentions.Read in Source
August 18, 2014 Grashaw draws out fascinating, textured performances from his cast, notably James C. Burns as the retired marine in charge and Nicholas Bateman as a conflicted trustee.Read in Source
August 18, 2014 The best thing about it is its star, P.J. Boudousqué, who locates a sense of terror and betrayal that the script lacks.Read in Source
Wall Street Journal
September 05, 2014 The film transcends its B-movie template with realistic performances and taut direction, yet never spares the thrills.Read in Source
August 15, 2014 It's a promising topic for a drama, and Greshaw's talented leading man carries it until the filmmaker steals it from him and destroys everything built up in the first hour.Read in Source
August 18, 2014 The horrors in Coldwater continue unchecked for the majority of the movie. It's a very visceral experience, leaving the audience no room to hide from their own discomfort.Read in Source
October 28, 2015 A rather classic, but skillfully - and tastefully, despite the graphic content - executed drama that tracks the painful blossoming of maturity during a crisis of authority and morality.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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