Director: Marek Losey
Writer: Tim Whitnall
Starring: Alex Macqueen and Phil Campbell
Production Company: Poisson Rouge Pictures, Solution Films Limited
Based on the play by Tim Whitnall and starring Alex MacQueen and Philip Campbell, The Hide tells the story of a reclusive bird watcher who spends his time on desolate marshes. His peace is disrupted by the arrival of a stranger whose dishevelled appearance initially causes him some alarm. Surprisingly, the pair strike up a friendship, discovering that they have more in common than they first thought. However a shocking police announcement on the radio throws the two friends into a deadly fight for survival in this tense thriller.
The film was well received on the film festival circuit, making the official selection at the Dinard Film Festival and has recently been acquired by Film4.
The Hide was released in cinemas in 2008 and is now available on DVD.
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