Director: Neil Marshall
Writer: Neil Marshall
Cast: Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder, MyAnna Buring, Nora-Jane Noone
Seen on: 27.03.2015
[Here’s my first review.]
A year after a tragic accident in which her husband and daughter died, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) catches up with her girlfriends for a weekend of caving. But as soon as they get down into the cave system, things start to go wrong: a part collapses and blocks them from getting back the way they got in. It turns out that they’re not in the explored caves they thought they were. And there is something in the dark.
When I watched The Descent for the first time, I was quite taken with the atmosphere but above all with the characters and the portrayal of female friendships. On re-watching I feel like I have to take back some of my accolades.
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