Tom and Lucy were very happy young people who were eager to make a date on their first weekend. They intent to stay at a distant hotel but they found themselves getting lost in a backwoods roads. However they soon discovered that they were at the mercies of a strange person who was enigmatic and unclearly.
Imagine Funny Games (either version) without the meta-movie aspect. Even those annoyed by Michael Haneke's hectoring in those pictures must admit that there wouldn't be much left but random, pointless sadism without it.
In Fear is a slickly made, impressively pared-down horror/thriller but is too abstract for its own good - it is hard to feel any great emotional identification (or fear) for characters who so sketchily written.