Movie Narrative: Happy Camp (2014)

The captivation of moving pictures is a source of tremendous inspiration.  For this reason and many more, RB28’s Movie Narratives, continues showing its love for movies with another movie narrative.  This week, Happy Camp (2014), will be converted into a narrative and subsequently highlighted.  It is implied that the blog reader reads the movie narrative, and then, he or she watches the movie.  The effort is to give the blog reader, an enhanced experience.  RB28’s Movie Narratives, ends this movie narrative of Happy Camp (2014), with some Hollywood facts.
             Happy Camp (2014) is an unrated movie.  Furthermore, it is 1 hour and 15 minutes long.  This movie is categorized under the horror and thriller genre.  The official release date is March 25th, 2014.  The release date is for the Country of the United States of America.  The director was Josh Anthony.  The writers were Josh Anthony, Michael Barbuto and Anne Taylor.  The officially recognized stars were Ernie Allen, Josh Anthony and Michael Barbuto.  The list of the 12 most important cast members is as follows:
  • Ernie Allen (Himself).
  • Josh Anthony (Josh).
  • Michael Barbuto (Michael Tanner).
  • Ben Blenkle (Local).
  • Jessica Garvin (Sandy Tanner).
  • Teddy Gilmore (Teddy).
  • Daryl Lundeen (Daryl).
  • Dina Marie (Dina).
  • Kyle Quinn (Kyle).
  • Frank Rouse (Rattle Snake).
  • Shondale Seymour (Susan).
  • Anne Taylor (Anne).
             The synopsis follows.  Happy Camp (2014) is an unusual horror movie that works.  This movie was filmed as if, it was a documentary.  Furthermore, the style is hand held camera, and, first person point of view.  Happy Camp is a small and rural town in the State of California, U.S.A.  Furthermore, the town has had more than 627 missing people, in the last 25 years.  In Happy Camp, a 5 year old boy has been taken, or, has disappeared.  The date is October 22, 1989, and, the boy’s name is Dean Tanner.  Time passes and his brother, Michael Tanner, wakes up from a nightmare.  The date is October 22, 2009.  Michael Tanner and his girlfriend, Anne, arrange a trip to Happy Camp.  Furthermore, they plan to document the entire experience, and, interview people about the disappearance of Dean Tanner.  The trip is intended to coincide with the date of Dean’s disappearance.  Two other friends go along for the adventure.  Their names are Josh and Teddy.  Additionally, Josh is the owner of the RV that, the group is using.  The group passes a day in Happy Camp looking around, and, talking to people.  During their second night in Happy Camp, someone destroys the door of the RV.  Furthermore, a gun shot is fired, and, the group is out of Happy Camp as quickly as possible.  However, before the group can escape Happy Camp, all of the cool horror movie stuff begins to happen.  Director Josh Anthony does a terrific job, putting together this movie.  Everything that he does is unusual, however, it absolutely works.  The writers also do an equally terrific job.  The interaction amongst the group members; Michael, Anne, Josh and Teddy is very well written and engaging.  The officially recognized stars contribute tremendously.  They would be missed, if they were not chosen.  Overall, this movie earns the rating of 7 out of 10.  One more time, this movie is unusual, but, everything works.  Furthermore, Happy Camp (2014) is a good movie for a cold and rainy day. 
            The movie narrative of, Happy Camp (2014), is as follows.  This movie was filmed as if, it was a documentary.  Furthermore, the style is hand held camera, and, first person point of view.  As context for this movie, Happy Camp is a small and rural town in the State of California, U.S.A.  Furthermore, the town has had more than 627 missing people, in the last 25 years.  A woman calls the police and reports that, her little brother has been taken, or, has gone missing.  The boy is 5 years old, and, his name is Dean Tanner.  The date is October 22, 1989.  The scene changes, the movie re-creates a television news broadcast.  The news report is about Dean Tanner.  People from outside the town are called, flatlanders.  The scene changes, and, Michael Tanner wakes up from a terrible nightmare.  The scene changes, and, it is October 22, 2009.  Michael and Anne arrive at a parking lot.  Anne is Michaels’s girlfriend.  At the parking lot, Josh and Teddy are already there and waiting.  Josh owns an RV, Recreational Vehicle, and he shows the group in what they are going to be traveling in.  The group leaves the parking lot, and, they travel by 2 lane road.  Josh named the RV, Bernadette.  The objective of the trip is to document Michael Tanner’s return to his hometown.  Furthermore, the date is intended to coincide with the 20th year anniversary of the disappearance, of Dean Tanner.  Michael Tanner was adopted by the Tanner family.  Dean appears to be a biological son.  Michael doesn’t know much about Dean’s disappearance, however, he feels that he is blamed for what happened.  Michael was removed from the Tanner home, by the government, a short time after the disappearance.  Finally, the road trip ends, and, the group arrives in Happy Camp.  The group arrives at the RV Park, and unexpectedly, the RV breaks down.  Kyle is interviewed, furthermore, he was a friend of Michael when Michael lived in Happy Camp.  Daryl is interviewed, furthermore, he is a local farmer.  “Rattle Snake” is interviewed, furthermore, he is a resident of Happy Camp.  The group registers at the RV Park office.  The office worker remembers Michael.  The group meets up again, with Kyle at the lounge of the RV Park.  Kyle tells the group, about what happened to the Tanner parents.  Kyle tells them that, Walt and Sandy divorced.  Furthermore, that Walt is dead, and, he’s buried in the local cemetery.  The group travels to the cemetery.  At the cemetery, Michael walks around by himself.  Michael and Anne pass time together, at Dean’s grave.  The group returns to the RV, and, prepares to go to sleep.  Unexpectedly, someone or something damages the rear part of the RV.  Teddy goes out to investigate.  It is the next morning, Anne wakes up and discovers that Michael is missing.  Josh leaves with Anne to go look for Michael. They don’t find Michael, and, the group decides to start to fix the RV.  Unexpectedly, Michael returns to the RV.  The group travels to the Tanner Home.  The house is abandoned, and, it is a small shack.  They pass time looking around.  Unexpectedly, Michael becomes angry, and, leaves the site of the Tanner Home.  The group returns to the town by foot.  The group finds the Sheriff’s Department Station.  Unfortunately, the doors are locked, and, they cannot enter.  Anne finds a second door, and, it turns out to be the Fire Department Station.  The station is empty. Teddy and Anne look around in separate directions.  Teddy finds a map, along with several missing person posters.  The map depicts the location where the people that, have gone missing, have disappeared from.  The poster of Dean Tanner is on the wall.  The group continues walking the streets of the town.  Unexpectedly, the group finds Michael walking on the street.  Everyone starts to argue with Michael.  The group enters a bar, and, starts drinking.  Michael and Anne continue fighting, with each other.  The group starts to talk to people, about the Dean Tanner disappearance.  The group returns to the RV, and, they discover that someone destroyed the door.  However, all of their things are still inside; nothing was stolen.  Someone fires a gun shoot, and, the group decides to leave.  The group is quickly on the road, and, on their way out of Happy Camp.  From this point forward; the series of events, take the viewer, to the end.  All of the cool horror movie stuff, begins to happen at this point.  You have to watch, in order, to know about the cool horror movie stuff.  There is only one survivor of the cool horror movie stuff.  Finally; you have to watch, in order to know, how this movie ends.
            The movie narrative of the feature film, Happy Camp (2014), ends with some Hollywood facts.  The country of origin is the United States of America.  The official language is English.  There are no other notable release dates, for this feature film.  Regrettably, there is no box office data that is available, for this particular movie.  The production companies are Flower Films (II), and, Hogtown Productions.  There are two distributors, for this particular movie.  The two distributors are Gravitas Ventures (Australia), and, Gravitas Ventures (USA).
            To end and as always, RB28’s Movie Narratives, encourages you to continue reading the posted movie narratives.  The aforementioned blog strives to provide basic information, so that it, becomes inspiration.  Movies are a great pleasure to RB28’s Movie Narratives, and, the blog’s author hopes that they are for you as well.  For this week, and in conclusion, the feature film was Happy Camp (2014).  RB28’s Movie Narratives looks forward to seeing you next week, when another movie will be highlighted.


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