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The Descent


Shauna Macdonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, MyAnna Buring View All


Neil Marshall (Director) View All

Release: Jul. 8th, 2005
Runtime: 1 hour, 39 minutes
After a tragic accident, six friends reunite for a caving expedition. Their adventure soon goes horribly wrong when a collapse traps them deep underground and they find themselves pursued by bloodthirsty creatures. As their friendships deteriorate, they find themselves in a desperate struggle to survive the creatures and each other.
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Both character arcs are almost completely subverted by film's end, and the final confrontation is subtly acted and leaves the viewer feeling ambivalent about both characters; this fact alone pushes The Descent up above most horror films.
Anyway, it belonged to Sarah's husband, who gives it to Juno, who loses it when Alex (another explorer) snatches it, who gives it back to Sarah, who subsequently maims Juno because of this...
Don't be confused with the lesser film The Cave, which has the same idea, yet fails horribly to even come close to the level of this film.
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