Screenwriter Ralph Brown's psychological puzzle cleverly keeps viewers out of the motivational loop circling his protagonists, while director Suri Krishnamma keeps the levels of suspense and tension high throughout.
Teenaged Jake (Andrew Lee Potts) grew up in a single parent home in the projects, while his best friend, Steven (Bobby Barry), is the scion of a snooty political family. Both have been anxiously anticipating a school-sponsored ski trip with their classmates, including Jake’s girlfriend, Luanda (Nicole Charles). But tragedy strikes when an avalanche snuffs out the promising lives
of several adolescents. Only Steven and Jake dig their way out of a...