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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 18
Cast
Shauna Macdonald
Natalie Mendoza
Alex Reid
Saskia Mulder
Nora-Jane Noone
Directors
Neil Marshall
Screenwriters
Neil Marshall
Running Time
100 minutes

The Descent
Caving terror for a group of wide-girls.


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The Descent

Plot
Under the guidance of adrenaline junkie Juno (Mendoza), a sextet of spunky spelunker-ladies rappel into the depths of an Appalachian pothole seeking adventure – or at least some good stories they can tell back home. But, when things start to go wrong, it looks unlikely that any of them are ever going to see home, or indeed daylight, ever again…


Verdict
Brutal, bloody, terrifying, astonishing... And so tense it'll leave you aching. The most significant Brit chiller since 28 Days Later.


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