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There are certain preconceptions that cannot be avoided when you hear a title like “Killbillies.” I know, because I had them myself. But take everything that popped into your head when you first read that title and throw it out the window.
For one, Killbillies is not a comedy. It is a deadly serious horror film.
Second, it is not set in Wrong Turn country, nor does it feature anyone who lives in the same neighborhood as the yokels from Deliverance. Killbillies is set in Slovenia. That’s right — Slovenia.
And if some sources on the Internet are to be believed, it is the very first feature-length horror film ever to emerge from that Central European Republic.