In her rage she places a bag over Jeff's face and he passes out. I couldn't have been more wrong! Hayley explains she will Jeff. After three weeks of chatting with the thirty-two year old photographer Jeff Kohlver over the Internet, fourteen year old Hayley Stark meets him in the Nighthawks coffee shop. The cinematography and camera work went excellently with the film. Jeff begs for mercy, but Hayley does the operation.
Look for items sold by Walmart. Actually also that made me a little boring at the same time. Hayley makes them both and asks him to take photographs. It's by no means terrible, but the film's style could have fared better in the hands of someone like Takashi Miike. Hayley has brought her rope from the kitchen and fashioned it into a noose secured to the chimney. Intense all the way through.
Hayley then gathers her belongings and escapes through the woods. Aaron Peck from High-Def Digest and Jeffrey Kauffman from Blu-ray. Its uncomfortable at times but, not really. However, she completely harnesses her characters manipulative sociopathic behavior and makes it so convincing. I would give it four stars as sheer horror, but the movie tries to skirt too close to the morally correct fare of a dramatic thriller. There, both Hayley and Jeff's true intentions come to light, their meeting which was no accident on either side, and the intentions which may be incompatible and have serious and deadly consequences.
If you need to return or exchange an item you can send it back at no cost or take it to your neighborhood store. The film also won Overlooked Film of the Year at the 2006 Phoenix Film Critics Society Awards. Page won Best Actress at the. Hard Candy opened in two theaters in and on April 14, 2006 in a. Some new release movies become unavailable for downloading for a limited time due to licensing restrictions. Hayley Ellen Page is a precocious teenager who goes to a coffee shop to meet Jeff Patrick Wilson , the photographer she met on the Internet. Jeff conveniences Hayley to meet him at a cafe.
The two actors are practically the only two people with lines in the film, aside from some brief appearances by Sandra Oh and Jennifer Holmes. The pacing was steady, and phenomenal - after a brief exposition we get into the real suspense about 20 minutes into the film, and it doesn't let up from there. Jeff struggles and frees himself. On paper, Ellen Page's character would seem ridiculous and over-the-top. Honestly, one of the only things that keeps Hard Candy from being an especially gruesome Lifetime movie is it's incredible actors. Archived from on December 13, 2013.
You arent going to be hanging out with 14 yr old or on the internet chatting with one as an adult under any circumstances unless you are a child predator, period. Hayley flirts with him in spite of the age difference and proposes to go to his house. This allowed for facial details to be visible even while having a darkened atmosphere. You cannot receive a refund if you have placed a ShippingPass-eligible order. Archived from on April 16, 2013.
The motif that Ellen Page did to Patrick was not enough I thought and that was the biggest problem. Jeff believes Hayley, and he steps off the chair and hangs himself. If your order is placed before the 11 a. An early fall release date has been rumored, and I can only hope this movie doesn't get lost in the shuffle between summer blockbusters and Oscar season. I think one of the reason is perhaps the director couldn't show a lot of torture and cut off shots. That was the unique about the film. Hard Candy is nothing groundbreaking, and its ending could have definitely been more effective, but Ellen Page's performance is enough reason alone to revisit this little gem.
When Jeff wakes, he finds himself bound to a steel table with a bag of ice on his genitals. He is furious and goes after Hayley only to be knocked out by the teenager once again. The film ends as Hayley walks down the road in her red hoodie. The film is a thriller, and the beginning scene is Hayley Stark who is 14 years old chatting online with 32 year old Jeff Kohlver. Before he can, Jeff gets dizzy, his vision blurs, and he falls to the floor unconscious.