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Eiff: The Dark Mile is a Meandering Mess (Review)

The Dark Mile is a thriller with supernatural overtones, set in the Highlands of Scotland, and while it isn't a complete disaster, containing as it does several moments of genuine tension and suspense, it's pretty clear that the film is a bit of a mess. At some point, probably around the half-hour mark, what starts out as a promising, lo-fi little horror film starts to falter.

The story follows a couple played by Rebecca Calder and Deirdre Mullins. Together they're travelling from London to Scotland, where they plan to rent a boat and relax in the natural beauty of the Scottish countryside - an attempt to repair their fractured relationship following a personal tragedy alluded to in the opening scenes of the film. Their relationship does indeed seem strained, Calder's Louise is d [Continued ...]

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