A Lonely Place to Die
Taut, twisty pursuit thriller with Melissa George and Ed Speelers Discuss this article
This taut, twisty pursuit thriller from director/co-writer Julian Gilbey makes terrific use of the stark beauty of the Scottish Highlands and is tightly roped together by Melissa George’s lead performance as feisty mountaineer Alison. High in the remote mountains, Ed (Speelers) and his group of climbers discover a weak eight-year-old girl whose speech they cannot understand. Ed and Alison plan to take the girl to the nearest village. But close behind are the two army-trained kidnappers and on the horizon is the girl’s father, ex-Serbian warlord Darko (Roden). The film’s relentless momentum, coupled with Ali Asad’s breathtaking location photography, distract us from the two-dimensional supporting characters.
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