2014   Canada Backcountry
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Director:Adam MacDonald
Studio:Fella Films
Writer:Adam MacDonald
IMDb Rating:6.0 (13,603 votes)
Awards:3 nominations
Genre:Drama, Horror, Thriller
Duration:92 min
Adam MacDonald  ...  (Director)
Adam MacDonald  ...  (Writer)
Jeff Roop  ...  Alex
Missy Peregrym  ...  Jenn
Nicholas Campbell  ...  Ranger
Eric Balfour  ...  Brad
Vince Nudo  ...  Composer
Christian Bielz  ...  Cinematographer
Dev Singh  ...  Editor
Comments: To its credit the film employs character, but at the expense of what we all came to see. The fucking bear.

A little too much blurry camera for my tastes.

Summary: 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...

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