A group of students go the location of the infamous Dyatlov pass incident to make a documentary, but things take a turn for the worse as the secret of what happened there is revealed.

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Renny Harlin

Writer:

Vikram Weet
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Holly Goss ... Holly King
Matt Stokoe ... Jensen Day
Luke Albright ... John Patrick (JP) Hauser Jr.
Ryan Hawley ... Andy Thatcher
Gemma Atkinson ... Denise Evers
Nikolay Butenin Nikolay Butenin ... Sergei
Nelly Nielsen Nelly Nielsen ... Alya (73 Years)
Valeriya Fedorovich Valeriya Fedorovich ... Alya (20 Years)
Aleksey Kink Aleksey Kink ... Vallik
Sergey Lobanov Sergey Lobanov ... Bartender
Oleg Kurlov Oleg Kurlov ... Man #1
Dmitriy Miheev Dmitriy Miheev ... Man #2
Richard Alan Reid ... Sgt. Smirnoff (as Richard Reid)
Anton Klimov Anton Klimov ... Sgt. Smirnoff (voice) (voice)
Igor Kulachko Igor Kulachko ... Sgt. Tupelov
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The Dyatlov Pass follows a group of American students on a trek to investigate the true life mystery of nine Russian skiers who befell unexplained deaths while skiing in the Russian mountains in 1959. To this day, their deaths have been one of the most bizarre unsolved mysteries of the 20th century. Written by ahmetkozan

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Rated R for some violence/disturbing images, and for a sexual reference | See all certifications »

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Trivia

There's no Hauser Hall at the University of Oregon. See more »

Goofs

Although Holly's camera went back in time with her, there was another one containing exactly the same footage inside the hatch. This is the same camera, retrieved by soldiers during the Dyatlov Pass incident in 1959 and brought inside. See more »

Crazy Credits

Several names and words in the final credits start out with some or all of the letters being spelled with Cyrillic script (used in the Russian language). They gradually morph into English. See more »

Connections

References The Philadelphia Experiment (1984) See more »

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Unrest
Written by Tracy Marcello and Henford Pittman
Performed by Oh Boy Les Mecs
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Yet another camcorder movie
1 July 2013 | by sideriteSee all my reviews

As a movie, especially one from the category of wobbly shaky camera films, it is not that bad. It's a cliché, from the start to the end, but you can't really blame it for not being the first to do what it does. I also know nothing about the Dyatlov incident and I suspect the movie has little to do with it, other than the name.

Weirdly enough, the name was what drew me to the film and I have no idea why someone would rename it blandly "Devil's Pass", which has absolutely nothing to do with the plot and is probably one of many movies to be thus named.

Anyway, the film: young maniacally happy Americans go to investigate, equipped with apparently a new type of recording device that needs no recharging, since it keeps going for days. They get there, die from various reasons which border from implausible to funny, then end in a kind of Twilight Zone way, with lots of bad CGI.

The idea wasn't really bad, either, just the execution. All in all, it was a classic hand held camera horror, without being scary, though. I liked the sci-fi twist to it all, but not the execution (or the characters, or the actors). I liked that they really went to a place where people actually spoke Russian, not mangled the language horribly in the hope that no viewer actually speaks it.

I can't rate it average. It had too many plot holes, bad cgi, etc. But it was close.


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Russia | Finland

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Release Date:

28 February 2013 (Russia) See more »

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Devil's Pass See more »

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