The Mountain Between Us

The Mountain Between Us
  • 2017
  • USA
  • 1h 43min
  • 12A
  • Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad
  • Cast: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Beau Bridges
  • UK release: 6 October 2017

Alex (Winslet), a photojournalist, and Ben (Elba), a surgeon, are flying to Denver in a charter plane when their pilot suffers a midair stroke and their plane comes down. Despite thrilling real-life backdrops, Winslet and Elba's lack of chemistry hobbles the not very credible romance that develops between them, and you feel more attached to the dead pilot’s dog.

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The Mountain Between Us

2 Oct 20172 stars

Kate Winslet and Idris Elba lack chemistry in this survival story turned unconvincing romance

Adapted from the novel by Charles Martin, The Mountain Between Us is a survivor romance that simmers but never reaches boiling point. Marking the English-language debut of director Hany Abu-Assad (Omar), the story starts promisingly enough as two…

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