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Imagine waking up in the dark. The air is hot and dry. You can't see, and it's hard to breathe. You try to sit up and your head hits rough wood. To your left and right, on all sides, are wooden walls. You push against the boards, you scream, but no one can hear you...
Mystery Thriller - This thriller is a solo showcase for star Ryan Reynolds, who is the
only person on screen for 90 minutes as his character is buried in a
coffin. Constant language and some violence makes the film
inappropriate for children.
Berardinelli, Internet CriticFull Review Very Good Sitting through Buried exists somewhere between an experience and an ordeal but, when it's over and the viewer emerges from the theater, it remains unshakeable and unforgettable.
Roger EbertFull Review Very Good Although the entire movie takes place in the enclosed space, director Rodrigo Cortes and writer Chris Sparling are ingenious in creating more plausible action than you would expect possible.
USA TodayFull Review Very Good But those drawn to unusual, unflinching feats of filmmaking and rare acting turns as well as sustained suspense will be captivated by Buried.
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But when he wakes up six feet underground with no idea of who put him there
or why, life for the truck driver and family man instantly becomes a hellish
struggle for survival. Buried with only a cell phone and a lighter, his contact
with the outside world and ability to piece together clues that could help him
discover his location are maddeningly limited. Poor reception, a rapidly
draining battery, and a dwindling oxygen supply become his worst enemies in a
tightly confined race against time. Fighting panic, despair and delirium, Paul
Conroy has only ninety minutes to be rescued before his worst nightmare comes