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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Melissa George
Ed Speleers
Sean Harris
Directors
Julian Gilbey
Screenwriters
Julian Gilbey
Will Gilbey
Running Time
99 minutes

A Lonely Place To Die
You Take The High Road meets Hard Target


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A Lonely Place To Die

Plot
Five mountaineers, including tough as nails Alison (George) and tag-along Ed (Speleers), are hiking in the Scottish Highlands when they stumble upon the body of a Serbian girl. With the murderer close by, they face a race to escape with their lives in a hostile environment.


Verdict
An effective thriller that's canny enough to avoid genre cliches and boasts a gut-punch worth of edgy menace.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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