An Introduction to Israeli Horror, Unpredictability and Even Rabies: A Movie Review

*here be some spoilers.

**full disclosure: a DVD screener of this film was provided by Image Entertainment.

Directors/writers: Aharon Keshales, Navot Papushado.

Cast: Lior Ashkenazi, Danny Geva and Ania Bukstein.

Kalevet or Rabies is setting a precedent here on 28Dla. This is the first Israeli shot horror film or film of any kind to be reviewed on this site. And this is a great introduction to Israel's burgeoning film market. Rabies is classified as a serial killer film; however, the killer does not directly take anyone's life. The murder is left up to the incompetence of the cast. Much like William Shakespeare's "A Comedy of Errors," miscommunication and identity swaps create much of confusion and some of the enjoyment.

The film's story is quite complex because the plot will zig when you expect it to zag. Essentially, four young friends hook up and set out to a tennis tournament.

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