Yes it was
First of all, the sound was an abomination. I don't know anyone outside of bad movies who actually talks the way that the kidnapper does, do you? I thought at first that he was using a voice altering device, but he talks the same way even when he is not on the phone. What is the kidnapper's motivation? And why in the name of God does he show up for work in a shirt and tie? The cinematography is OK (altho the compression is bad), and the editing is OK except for the part where the husband cries out to God, which is really clunky. The border collie was great. He was just being a border collie. Everybody else was "acting".
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