The Platform [AKA El Hoyo] (2019, dir. Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia)

A volunteer enters a vertical prison-like social experiment. Splendid Spanish-language mashup of Cube and Snowpiercer; a single-location thriller that offers multiple allegorical readings, but works also as a darkly comic horror-inflected thriller. Brisk and efficient, and well worth your investment.

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Author: Eamonn

Writes. Latest: 2019: East of England - a noir thriller. Other books: Benches of Louth (2018); Juggernaut: a sequel to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2017); Torc, (2016); The Prospect of This City (2015). Twitter: @eamonngriffin

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