Synopsis: In a last-ditch attempt to save their failing marriage after the stillbirth of their first child, Kate, a journalist, and Martin, an architect, escape London for a retreat to the beautiful, yet remote and unpopulated Blackholme Island, which is off the west coast of Scotland. Fairweather Cottage is a place where they once shared a romantic holiday and the island holds fond memories of happier times. Kate and Martin arrive by boat, it's autumn and the rocky barren moors are blown by freezing winds and the before they've even settled in, the generator and CB radio communication start to fail. Their relationship is already fragile and anxieties are pushed higher when they lose all contact with the mainland and after a heavy storm, an injured man is washed up on the shore. Dressed in military fatigues and carrying a gun, the mysterious stranger regains consciousness and identifies himself as a British soldier called Private Jack Corman and he soon reveals that he carries a deadly message -
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Director(s): Carl Tibbetts
Production: Samuel Goldwyn Films
Rotten Tomatoes:
90 min

If you'd just calm down...

Could we row to him?

Could we row to the mainland?

- It's miles away. It's freezing.

- OK. So we could be just stranded here.

Please don't be silly. Come on.

What did we think, coming back here?

Coming back to the same place,

like we're gonna just solve

all our problems.

I don't see what that has to do with this.

Come on, Martin, this is just torture,

being back here!


I'm really trying my best here.

If you want me to apologies again, I will.

I am so... so sorry... I wasn't there.

I'm sorry the power went out, I'm sorry

the f***ing generator exploded.

I'm sorry for bringing us back here.

I'm sorry for all of it.

You didn't even want him.

Jesus Christ. Please...


There's someone here! I just saw them!

This is Fairweather Cottage

on Blackholme Island.

We need to report an injured man.

We need medical assistance, please.

Over and out.

Doug, if you can hear us, this is

Martin and Kate. Please contact us.

Just think for a second.

OK, he just...

He's got to have come on a boat

from the mainland.

Then the boat would be at the beach.

You go, and I'll stay with the CB.

OK, I'll be back.


No boat. Nothing.


F***ing hell.

Maybe we should just go. Let's just go.

Kate, listen. There's no boat,

there's no way out, there's nothing.

-A f***ing gun!

- I know.

- OK, we have to get it off him.

- Don't be ridiculous.

- Listen, Kate.

- No.

If he's from the military,

he'll understand.

If he's not in the military,

we don't know who the hell he is.


Go. Bedroom.

Water. I need some water.

I need some water.

What happened?

I was making a crossing

in some rough water

and my boat

got sucked into the rocks.



You OK?


I'm sorry, I don't know your name.

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