With “Rage of the Beasts – Jallikattu” one of the best and wildest films of the last year is now available as a subscription to Amazon Prime Video. The madness that has become a film is not only staged with virtuosity, it is also incredibly intense.
Although Wrath of the Beasts: Jallikattu falls more into the hidden gem category, acclaimed Indian director Lijo Jose Pelissery’s latest film has been compared by many to George Miller’s brutal action art Mad Mad: Fury Road. The reason for this is obvious: “Jallikattu”, which is now available as a subscription to Amazon Prime Video, is a wild monster of a film that rolls so mercilessly over its audience that it simply takes its breath away time and time again is stolen.
The official DashFUN review, in which author Janick Nolting gives a total of 4.5 out of a possible 5 stars, states, among other things: “‘jallikatu‘ feels like the Safdie brothers (‘The Black Diamond’) has re-imagined the jungle chase scene from Mel Gibson’s ‘Apocalypto’, borrowing from Darren Aronofsky’s ‘mother!’ get inspired. The result is raw, overwhelming cinema in constant motion.”
That’s what Wrath of the Beasts – Jallikattu is all about
In the middle of the Indian province, a bull just managed to escape the slaughterhouse. Frustration and panic spread quickly among the locals, after all, the meat of the animal had long been planned for various purposes. Now the bull, declared a monster by the village community, is haunting the area.
While on the one hand many fearfully barricaded themselves, on the other hand, a group of men ganged up to finally kill the bull. The chase through the jungle quickly turns into an internal power struggle that makes it clear who the real beast is here. The conflicts of the alpha males increasingly lead to violence and the showdown with each other knows no bounds. Everyone wants to emerge victorious from the hunt…
In addition to “Rage of the Beasts – Jallikattu” there is another Prime newcomer that we would like to recommend to you…
Also new to Amazon Prime Video: The Outbreak
Zombie movies are already popping out of your ears and when someone “The Walking Dead’ mentioned, do you flee the room? You shouldn’t miss “The Outbreak”, which is now also included in the Prime subscription. The surprisingly naturalistic zombie film by Rod Blackhurst deals with the question of how one could survive a zombie apocalypse in an exceptionally serious way. We loved it and gave it 4 out of a possible 5 stars in our review!
And that’s what it’s about: In a world in which large parts of humanity have either been wiped out by a virus or turned into zombies, Ann (Lucy Walters) somehow tries to get by on her own. Always ready with a gun because danger lurks around every corner, she roams the forests of the United States in search of supplies.
One day she meets the girl Olivia (Gina Piersanti) and her stepfather Chris (Adam David Thompson). The trio hesitantly forms a new group, which from now on moves through the country together. For the first time since losing her family, Ann dares to be close to other people. However, new conflicts are not long in coming, because Olivia is secretly in love with Chris and he in turn has his eye on Ann.