What If Your Life Depended On A Stranger?
A Winter Survival Romance. Filmed-in-BC The Mountain Between Us has its World Premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival tonight.
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Adapted from the Charles Martin book, two strangers — photojournalist Alex Martin (Kate Winslet) and surgeon Ben Bass (Idris Elba) –stranded at an airport in winter weather decide to charter a plane to get home. When the small plane crashes on a mountain, the two strangers must forge a connection to survive freezing temperatures and snow. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a journey across hundreds of miles of wilderness, pushing one another to endure and discovering strength they never knew possible.
Directed by Any Abu-Assad, Mountain Between Us filmed in various locations around Vancouver and spent a month near Invermere in the Kootenay Mountains.
Here’s a behind-the-scenes of what it was like to film in the Kootenays in January.
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Other filming locations.
Vancouver International Airport.
Hire a small plane to get them home.
It crashes in the mountains. Filmed in the Kootenays in British Columbia, near Invermere.
Spoiler alert: They do survive and return home to their former lives. Only to reunite.
The Mountain Between Us screens tonight at 6:30 p.m. in Roy Thomson Hall at the Toronto International Film Festival.