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A Lonely Place to Die (2011)

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A group of mountaineers in the Scottish Highlands discover a kidnapped girl and are pursued by her captors.

Director:

Julian Gilbey

Writers:

Julian Gilbey, Will Gilbey (as William Gilbey)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Alec Newman ... Rob
Ed Speleers ... Ed
Melissa George ... Alison
Kate Magowan ... Jenny
Garry Sweeney ... Alex
Holly Boyd ... Anna
Douglas Russell ... Hunter 1
Alan Steele ... Hunter 2
Sean Harris ... Mr. Kidd
Stephen McCole ... Mr. Mcrae
Karel Roden ... Darko
Eamonn Walker ... Andy
Paul Anderson ... Chris
Eric Barlow Eric Barlow ... Sergeant Gray
Jamie Edgell Jamie Edgell ... House Owner
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Storyline

A group of five mountaineers are hiking and climbing in the Scottish Highlands when they discover a young Serbian girl buried in a small chamber in the wilderness. They become caught up in a terrifying game of cat and mouse with the kidnappers as they try to get the girl to safety. Written by Carnaby International

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Out there, there's nowhere to hide

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Action | Crime | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some strong violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English | Serbian

Release Date:

2 November 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Poursuite mortelle See more »

Filming Locations:

Essex, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$442,550
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Director Julian Gilbey and brother Will who co-wrote the script became avid and experienced climbers to make this film. See more »

Goofs

When Alison starts throwing items at the intruder, the number of knives shown on the wall change from 5 to 3 and back to 5. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Kidd: [to someone dying of gunshot wounds] You feel that? That's the price of your nobility... hurts doesn't it?
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Crazy Credits

Over the credits home made footage shows Alison's party in previous climbing adventures See more »

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Referenced in I Build Your House (2018) See more »

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By Yon Castle Wa'
written by Heather Heywood
Arranged and Performed by Sophie Ramsay
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Great buildup to a disappointing finale.
29 December 2011 | by Rockwell_CronenbergSee all my reviews

Basically the anti-Kill List, instead of slowly building to an incredible conclusion this one starts off with the intensity at ten and then peaks way too soon, leading to a disappointing final act. That doesn't take away from the power of the first hour though. The premise is horror simplicity; a group of friends go up to the mountains to do some climbing and stumble across something they weren't supposed to.

The first hour leads them down this dangerous road of bullets and blood that honestly had me straining to catch my breathe. A lot of, "Holy crap!" moments almost from the start and the insanity just builds as more characters are introduced and the intensity is matched by the pure mystery of just what in the hell is going on in these mountains.

Of course like most cases of such a promising start, as we get more answers to who these people are and what their motivation is things become significantly more mundane and lead to a final act that just equates to waiting for what you know is going to happen to happen. It's really disappointing because that middle act has got to be some of the most intense stuff I've seen all year and I'd say it's worth watching for that alone, even if it doesn't pay off on it's promise.


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