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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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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The festival which takes place in the village is based on an actual event known as the Stonehaven Fireball Festival. It's an annual ritual drama, held on December 31st in the Aberdeenshire town of Stonehaven. See more »

Goofs

At first the ransom is described at 6 million euros, and then it's described as 6 million US, i.e., six million dollars. 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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The Burning of Auchindoun
written by Willie MacIntosh
Arranged and Produced by Michael Richard Plowman
Performed by Sophie Ramsay
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Underrated, entertaining British thriller
21 February 2012 | by Rosser94See all my reviews

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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