6.4/10
675
9 user 40 critic

For Those in Peril (2013)

Trailer
1:39 | Trailer

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Video

Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 5 wins & 14 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Greyhawks Rugby Club is under threat from land developers, and Dave's position as chairman is being challenged by an extremely loud Australian. The faithful few have gathered on the morning... See full summary »

Director: Simon Sprackling
Stars: Michael Beckley, Beth Cordingly, Chris England
Bypass (2014)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Tim is a good kid. Tim is a criminal.

Director: Duane Hopkins
Stars: George MacKay, Benjamin Dilloway, Charlotte Spencer
Shell I (2012)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of Shell, a girl who lives with her father Pete in a remote gas station in the Scottish Highlands, in their struggle against the elements and the impossible love they feel during the last winter that she will be in that place.

Director: Scott Graham
Stars: Chloe Pirrie, Michael Smiley, Joseph Mawle
Short | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

15-year-old Jack is on a French Exchange trip with his school. But his mum won't stop ringing to check-up on him. On his last night, his host falls ill and Jack is forced to spend the last ... See full summary »

Director: Jacob Perlmutter
Stars: Nina Ambard, Ebba Bishop, George MacKay
Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Set in the fields of Devon and the WW1 battlefields of Flanders, two brothers fall for the same girl while contending with the pressures of their feudal family life, the war, and the price of courage and cowardice.

Director: Pat O'Connor
Stars: Jack O'Connell, George MacKay, Maxine Peake
The Outcast (TV Mini-Series 2015)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A young boy struggles to fit into the life of a post-war English village after witnessing the death of his mother.

Stars: Finn Elliot, Hattie Morahan, Greg Wise
Short | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Every great London crime boss has a tragic beginning. This is Marcus's story.

Director: Zachary Guerra
Stars: James Adkin, James Allen, Blanche Anderson
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

Kelly and Victor meet at a nightclub and start a sexual relationship, the excitement of which removes them from the dull ordinariness of their lives.

Director: Kieran Evans
Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Julian Morris, William Ruane
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Two scrappy 13-year-old working-class friends in Bradford seek fortune by getting involved with a local scrap dealer and criminal.

Director: Clio Barnard
Stars: Conner Chapman, Shaun Thomas, Sean Gilder
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Two soldiers return home to Edinburgh to resume their romantic and family lives.

Director: Dexter Fletcher
Stars: Paul Brannigan, George MacKay, Kevin Guthrie
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A drama interweaving the lives of several characters in a contemporary urban setting over five days. All the characters live untenable existences of quiet desperation. It is only by letting... See full summary »

Director: Ger Leonard
Stars: Antonia Campbell-Hughes, Ines Catalano, Charles De Bromhead
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Jennie is in her thirties, married with a two year old and life isn't what it was suppose to be. When a stranger from her past reignites her passion for music she must take control of her future before it's too late.

Director: Neil Rolland
Stars: Kerri Clarence, Neil Rolland, Kyle Titterton
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Cathy
...
Aaron
...
Frank
...
Jane
...
Dr. Forbes
Conor McCarron ...
Billy
Lewis Howden ...
Davie
Jordan Young ...
Michael
James Cunningham ...
Aaron's Father
Sharon MacKenzie ...
Iris
Gavin Park ...
Harbour Man
...
Young Michael
Dylan Bruce ...
Aiden
Jessie Jean Wright ...
Baby Aaron
Bridget O'Hare ...
Flower Lady
Edit

Storyline

Aaron, a young misfit living in a remote Scottish fishing community, is the lone survivor of a strange fishing accident that claimed the lives of five men including his older brother. Spurred on by sea-going folklore and local superstition, the village blames Aaron for this tragedy, making him an outcast amongst his own people. Steadfastly refusing to believe that his brother has died, he sets out to recover him and the rest of men. Written by Protagonist Pictures

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

4 October 2013 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Csak saját felelősségre  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

, ,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Featured in The EE British Academy Film Awards (2014) See more »

Soundtracks

Slaidburn
Composed by William Rimmer
Performed by The Carnoustie & District Youth Brass Band
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
"Resonating and profoundly elegiac..."
20 March 2014 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

Scottish screenwriter and director Paul Wright's feature film debut which he wrote, premiered in the International Critics' Week section at the 66th Cannes International Film Festival in 2013, was screened in the Michael Powell Award Competition section at the 67th Edinburgh International Film Festival in 2013, was shot on locations in Scotland and is a UK production which was produced by producers Mary Burke and Polly Stokes. It tells the story about a son and brother named Aaron who lives with his mother named Cathy in Gourdon, Aberdeenshire in Scotland. After returning from a fishing boat accident where his brother named Michael and four other men were taken by the sea, the citizens of the community wonders why he doesn't have any memory of what happened and places the blame for the accident on him. Although Aaron becomes alienated, he is convinced that his brother his still alive.

Distinctly and acutely directed by Scottish filmmaker Paul Wright, this quietly paced fictional tale which is narrated by the main character and mostly from his viewpoint, draws a heartrendingly reflective portrayal of a sole survivor whom whilst missing his brother hangs on to a childhood story his mother used to tell him and his brother when they got scared, and turns to his brother's girlfriend named Jane whom he thinks is the only one that will believe him. While notable for its naturalistic, distinct and atmospheric milieu depictions, versatile cinematography by cinematographer Benjamin Kracun, production design by production designer Simon Rogers and use of sound, colors and light, this character-driven, monologue-driven and narrative-driven story where a fairy-tale becomes a reality to a person who believes that everything will be fine again if he can bring his brother back, depicts a densely internal study of character and contains a great and timely score by composer Erik Enocksson.

This eloquently mysterious, distinguishable and somewhat sociological indie which is set in a coastal village in Scotland in the 21st century and where the one who were not taken by the sea takes on a responsibility for something he isn't responsible for so that things can return to the way they were and a mother stands by her ostracized son, is impelled and reinforced by its fragmented narrative structure, substantial character development, rhythmic continuity, powerful use of music, remarkable use of flashback scenes, humane examination of its central themes, the singular acting performance by English actor George Mackay and the reverent acting performances by Scottish actress Kate Dickie, English actress Nichola Burley and Scottish actor Jordan Young. A resonating and profoundly elegiac audio-visual poem for those in peril at sea which gained the Douglas Hickox Award Paul Wright at the 16th Möet British Independent Film Awards in 2013.


4 of 10 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Did not enjoy Asilry
UK DVD release date? gavin-park
the very beginning svenrufus
Ending? js1989
Discuss For Those in Peril (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?