In this sensual, intense, indie feature drama, a quartet of teenage girls embark on a canoe-and camping trip with a slightly older male guide in the endless wilderness of the Canadian Shield. His younger sister Steph who is desperately afraid of the water is one of the campers. Once the group is underway, romantic tensions erupt and disaster strikes, forcing the girls to face a grueling and desperate trip back to civilization.
Shot in tight close-ups with a fluid camera that sees the landscape first as an embodiment of desire and second as a distortion of reality, Surviving Crooked Lake crackles with suspense and intrigue. It will leave you wondering about the mysteries of the adolescent heart and mind of the bonds of family, and to the looming influence of nature and landscape. Surviving Crooked Lake makes for an elemental example of the cinematic survival story, in the tradition of Deliverance and Open Water.
A Lot Like Love movie trailer - starring Jeremy Sisto, Amanda Peet, Ali Larter, Ashton Kutcher, Taryn Manning, Tyrone Giordano. Directed by Nigel Cole. Theatrical Release Date: 4/22/2005 Genre: Comedy Rating: PG-13
When drug dealers murder his girlfriend, a mysterious guitar player searches for vengeance south of the border. Mythic.