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Ray Garraty

Ray is a horror buff living in NYC.

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It takes place in a future where there is an annual contest called The Long Walk. Participants must maintain a speed of four miles per hour. Fall below that speed, and you are given a warning. Receive three warnings, and you are shot dead.

What unfolds on the screen is a veritable fever dream of hallucinogenic imagery and surrealism. There are a few traditional scares contained within, but what I find so terrifying about the movie is its nightmarish nature.