The Lucy Hale thriller film Borrego which premiered on VOD and choose theaters in January 2022 will now be making its approach onto Netflix in the United States and Canada in May 2022. This will mark the film’s first time on a streaming service like Netflix.
Here’s what you’ll be able to anticipate from the film:
“Elly is a young botanist on a research mission gone awry. After witnessing a drug mule’s plane crash in the Borrego desert, she is kidnapped and forced on a dangerous journey to a remote drop off point. With limited essentials and alone in the desert with her captor, desperation for survival takes hold as Elly risks her life to escape from his clutches before the trip turns deadly.”
Alongside Lucy Hale in the film we see the actress reunite on-screen with Nicholas Gonzales who each appeared in Pretty Little Liars collectively (not on Netflix we’re afraid).
Olivia Trujillo, Jorge A. Jimenez, Leynar Gomez, and Jaime Aymerich additionally star.
Jesse Harris writes, directs, and produces the film below his manufacturing firm Abcde Pictures.
The film comes from SabanFilms who has premiered quite a few motion pictures on Netflix in the United States in latest years. Not all SabanFilms come to Netflix however this 12 months to this point, we’ve seen The Colony and Zone 414 drop as SVOD debuts, and in the case of Dragon Rider got here to Netflix as an Original.
Should you watch Borrego on Netflix?
Based on the opinions, this can be a skip for many except you’re a specific fan of Lucy Hale. It holds a 25% on RottenTomatoes on the time of publishing based mostly on 12 opinions.
The Boston Herald was maybe the kindest on the film calling it a “gripping crime thriller,” including that it’s “modest” and “well-made”.
Roger Eber’s review sadly concluded that the film is an “awkward thriller pasted onto a moody strangers-forging-a-connection drama, doesn’t allow itself to be what it so clearly wants to be.”
Audience opinions have been far kinder with IMDb having the film at 6.7 out of 10 based mostly on over 2,000 opinions.
Netflix has confirmed that Borrego will contact down on Netflix in the United States and Canada on May 14th, 2022.
For extra on what’s coming to Netflix in May 2022, preserve an eye fixed on our coming quickly part for extra.