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The Suicide of Rachel Foster

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Recommendation: Skip It
Median Score: 10/100
Total Reviews: 38

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Critics Consensus: Wonderful environmental storytelling can’t overcome the tired, melodramatic story.
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1993 LEWIS & CLARK COUNTY, MONTANA, US – Ten years ago, teenager Nicole and her mother left the family hotel after discovering her father Leonard’s affair with, and pregnancy of Rachel, a girl her own age who eventually committed suicide. Now that both of her parents have passed, Nicole hopes to fulfill her mother’s last will to sell the hotel and make amends to Rachel’s relatives. With the will and determination to put that chapter behind her, she returns to the hotel with the family’s lawyer to audit the decaying structure. As the weather unexpectedly turns for the worst, Nicole has no way to leave the large mountain lodge, and finds support in Irving, a young FEMA agent, using one of the first radio telephones ever built. With his help, Nicole starts to investigate a mystery far deeper than what people in the valley thought. A story of love and death, where melancholy and nostalgia melt into a thrilling ghost tale.

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High Score - 90/100
Low Score - 30/100

Critics Consensus

# Reviews: 38

Wonderful environmental storytelling can't overcome the tired, melodramatic story.

Edwin Evans-Thirlwell (Eurogamer)

Not Recommended

“The setting is elegantly eerie, but this Gone-Home-inspired first-person mystery struggles to overcome its tired, melodramatic story.”

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Alice Bell (Rock, Paper, Shotgun)

Not Recommended

“The most glaring problem is how The Suicide Of Rachel Foster fails to meaningfully engage with its central themes.”

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Chris Hyde (God is a Geek)

8/10

“The Suicide of Rachel Foster tackles some tough issues but in a respectful way. Surrounding it is a mystery that will intrigue and surprise right to the end.”

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