Towards Darkness Synopsis
A photographer visits his family and is reacquainted with the violence that mars his country.
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TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
Negret brings personal experience to the material; his own family endured two ordeals by kidnapping, and he works up a painfull convincing...
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70

Village Voice

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Admirably tough-minded if overstuffed, Towards Darkness delivers on its foreboding title.
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50

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
The Colombian tourist board won't be too happy about Antonio Negret's intermittently compelling thriller, which presents his native country...
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50

Variety

By Ronnie Scheib
A convoluted bilingual thriller about a kidnapping in Colombia, Towards Darkness may be too clever for its own good. Frosh director Antonio...
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40

The New York Times

By Laura Kern
Antonio Negret's sloppily executed film plays like a car commercial and a military-recruitment promo.
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beautiful and tragic

By movie~nut
a terrifying ride with an underlying current of frustration, futility and tragedy...

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Rated R | For some strong violence, language, and a scene of sexuality