Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges, Dermot Mulroney, Waleed Zuaiter
Story: Action drama directed by Hany Abu-Assad which follows Dr. Ben Bass (Idris Elba) and journalist Alex Martin (Kate Winslet) who after the cancellation of their flight due to stormy weather decide to share a flight on a small charter plane that will get them back to Baltimore in time for Ben’s operation and Alex’s wedding.
However, their plane unexpectedly crashes and they survive the incident with injuries. Discovering that their pilot (Beau Bridges) didn’t make a flight plan they realize help is not coming they decide to embark on a perilous journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and igniting an unexpected attraction, discovering strength they never knew possible.
Best Quotes from Trailer:
[at the airport]
Dr. Ben Bass: I have an emergency surgery to perform in Baltimore. I’ll fly wherever I have to tonight to get there for tomorrow morning. Can you help me?
Alex Martin: [to Ben] Sir, I think we may have the same problem. I have an idea.
Pilot: So what’s the rush?
Alex Martin: I’m getting married tomorrow.
[thinking she’s getting married to Ben]
Pilot: Oh, congratulations.
Alex Martin: No, no. it’s, it’s… We’re not…
Dr. Ben Bass: We just met.
Alex Martin: So what took you to Idaho?
Dr. Ben Bass: Medical conference. You’re a journalist.
Alex Martin: Mm-hmm.
Dr. Ben Bass: That would explain the questions.
[after their plane has crashed]
Dr. Ben Bass: Hello!! Anybody!! Anyone.
Dr. Ben Bass: Alex, can you look at me. You really hurt your leg. Your phone is smashed, my phone has no signal and we’re pretty high up on the mountain. We need to get help.
Dr. Ben Bass: If we stay here we’re safe. If we leave, search and rescue, they’re less likely to find us.
Alex Martin: Look, I don’t want to die up here because you’re too scared to take a risk. We have to do something.
Dr. Ben Bass: Someone’s looking for us.
Alex Martin: The pilot didn’t file a flight plan.
Alex Martin: [to Ben] Nobody knows where we are. We’re all we’ve got, me and you! That’s it.
Alex Martin: [to Ben] We can go three weeks without food, three days without water, and three hours without shelter.
Alex Martin: [to Ben] We might die together and I don’t even know you.
Dr. Ben Bass: [to Alex] You’re not going to die, not today.
The Mountain Between Us is set to open in the US and UK October 6, 2017.