An urban couple go camping in the Canadian wilderness - where unimaginable beauty sits alongside our most primal fears. Alex (Jeff Roop) is a seasoned outdoorsman while Jenn (Missy Peregrym), a corporate lawyer, is not. After much convincing, and against her better judgment, she agrees to let him take her deep into a Provincial Park to one of his favorite spots - the secluded Blackfoot Trail. On their first night, deep in the forest, they have an unsettling encounter with Brad (Eric Balfour), a strange alpha male with eyes for Jenn who may or may not be following them. Alex's desire to quickly reach Blackfoot Trail only intensifies. They push further and further into the woods, Alex stubbornly insisting that he remembers the way. After three days their path disappears; they are hopelessly lost. Without food or water, they struggle to find their way back, the harsh conditions bringing out the best and worst in them, pushing their already fragile relationship to the breaking point. When...
Did You Know?
Backcountry is Adam MacDonald's feature directorial debut See more
Near the beginning, the main characters take a selfie shot with a BlackBerry Bold. This isn't possible because the BlackBerry Bold does not have a selfie camera. See more
We're not gonna see anything bigger than a chipmunk!
Always Keep An Edge On Your Knife
Written and Performed by Corby Lund
(as Corb Lund)
Published by Corb Lund Music Inc.
Courtesy of Stony Plain Records See more