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The Descent

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© Celador Films Ltd.

Synopsis

Following a horrendous and tragic accident one year, six girlfriends meet for their annual adventure in a remote part of the Appalachians for a caving trip into the arteries of the earth. Deep inside the caves, disaster strikes again when a rockfall blocks their route back to the surface. The girls learn that Juno, the leader of the expedition, who is always pushing herself that bit further, has brought them to an unexplored cave and that no-one is coming to rescue them. The group splinters and each pushes on, praying for another exit. But there is something else lurking under the earth - a race of monstrous humanoid creatures that have evolved perfectly to live in the dark. As the friends realise they are the prey, they unleash their most primal instincts in an all-out war against an unspeakable horror - one that attacks without warning, again and again and again.

Details

Year
2006
Type of film
Features
Running Time
96 mins
Format
35mm
Director
Neil Marshall
Producer
Paul Smith
Co-Producer
Paul Smith
Editor
Jon Harris
Screenwriter
Neil Marshall
Director of Photography
Sam McCurdy
Music
David Julyan
Principal Cast
Nora-Jane Noone, Shauna MacDonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder

Production Company

Celador Films
39 Long Acre
London WC2E 9LG
UK

T +44 (0)20 7845 6800
F+44 (0)20 7836 1117

Sales
Company

Pathé Pictures International
Kent House, 14-17 Market Place
London W1W 8AR
UK

T+44 (0)20 7462 4427
F+44 (0)20 7436 7891

international.sales@pathe-uk.com