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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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7 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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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


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:

A Lonely Place to Die - Todesfalle Highlands See more »

Filming Locations:

Essex, England, UK See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$176,801 (United Kingdom), 9 September 2011, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

A man in a white t-shirt can be seen watching from the edge of the forest clearing. 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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Featured in Bad Movie Beatdown: Reckoning Day (2011) See more »

Soundtracks

The Burning of Auchindoun
written by Willie MacIntosh
Arranged and Produced by Michael Richard Plowman
Performed by Sophie Ramsay
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A good effort but a bit disappointing
9 September 2011 | by RobstonSee all my reviews

This movie started off well with an interesting idea, but somehow ran out of steam, or commitment, about half way through.

Melissa George and her friends go climbing in Scotland and stumble across a secret buried in the woods. They try and go for help but discover that they're not alone. The movie starts off as slow burning and intriguing, with plenty of sweeping shots of the rugged Scottish landscape, it then changes abruptly about half way through, losing all of its subtlety and becomes a standard chase movie with guns. It's almost as if the director lost their nerve and decided to go for blood and glory just in case the audience gets a little bored. Some scenes seem to be thrown in just so someone else can be killed, and the body count by the end of the movie is a bit on the high side.

The acting is fine, and I don't have any huge issues with the script, it's just it could of been a nice little thriller rather than half a good movie, and half a predictable one.


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