Finally the plot details have come in for The Loch, which will attempt to finally do some cinematic justice to one of the oldest legends the world has ever known… that of The Loch Ness Monster. Read on for the skinny.
Director James Watkins (The Woman In Black) has a joint company with Altitude, which is launching its first production, The Loch, written by Watkins and Simon Duric. Watkins was initially attached to direct, but now Duric will take the helm. Peter Mullan (War Horse, Trainspotting) will lead the cast.
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Michael McKidd seems to have the perfect life: a beautiful wife, two wonderful children, a high-powered job, all the trappings of success. But scratch the surface, and things are not as they appear. His business is nearing bankruptcy, and he has taken drastic measures to prevent anyone from finding out. With his life spiraling out of control, desperation is quickly setting in.
Trapped and fearing no way out, he decides to take his family away to Loch Ness in Scotland under the false pretenses of a family holiday. Driven to the brink, his real plan is to take their lives, believing they are better off dead than facing the shame of financial ruin and public humiliation.
But as he prepares for his family’s final moments, Michael’s plans are interrupted by something in the water. Lurking just under the surface is a malevolent creature, intent on terrorizing the family. As their lives are pulled apart by dark forces beyond their control, a bloody struggle for survival ensues, and Michael must fight to save his family from what lies beneath.
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