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
The village of "Anoch Mor" is actually Dingwall which is North of Inverness, the policeman says "I'm just gonna take you UP to Inverness Central police station." That is geographically incorrect. It should be "DOWN to Inverness". See more »
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 »
[to someone dying of gunshot wounds]
You feel that? That's the price of your nobility... hurts doesn't it?
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Over the credits home made footage shows Alison's party in previous climbing adventures See more »
I was not entirely sure what to expect prior to watching 'A Lonely Place to Die'; the plot intrigued me however after reading a multitude of negative reviews I was uncertain this film would be enjoyable.
This lack of certainty was unjustified, as I found this movie very entertaining. The pacing is spot-on and the acting is solid throughout; in addition to this, the film was not too predictable, therefore I was more than happy to see this movie through until the end. Sean Harris is also, in my opinion, a key contributor to my positive opinion of this film, as he is expectantly brilliant as always.
Overall, what stops this film from being fantastic is the lack of depth, characterisation and stand-out moments, however if you are looking for an interesting, entertaining British film with a few fresh ideas and solid acting, this is worth your time.
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