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Cast: Vernon Wells (Mad Max 2) and Devanny Pinn (House of Manson)

Director: Brandon Slagle

Genre: Drama/Adventure/Thriller

Year: 2022

Rating: NR

A young woman and her estranged father fight to survive after being stranded on a remote mountainside during a winter storm.

'Frost' tells the story of Abby, a young , pregnant woman who travels to the middle of nowhere to visit her estranged Father, Grant who she hasn't since in 5 years.

After arriving the strained relationship picks up where it left off but after a good night's sleep both seem to be in a better mood. Grant then asks Abby to go fishing, something they loved to do together when she was small. He even saved the little pink tackle box he gave to her. While driving they get in an accident and go off the road and onto an embankment landing right at the edge of a steep cliff.

Both are hurt but alive so after getting himself out of the car he decides the only thing he can do is go and try and get help but a storm is coming in fast and the temperature are already below zero. With the freezing cold, Abby will have to try and stay alive while holding off a hungry wolf and going into labor.

Frost is a character-driven Adventure, drama, and thriller that relies on good acting since it is mostly just two actors in one location. The story has to also be well-written because it has to be able to keep the audience engaged since there is a lot of dialogue and not much in the way of action.

'Frost' has both going for it, the two leads, Vernon Wells and Devanny Pinn are terrific. Wells is a veteran actor who is great in everything he does and Pinn stands toe to toe with him giving a terrific performance that requires a lot of depth as far as acting goes. The great talent associated with the film doesn't stop at the cast. The film was written by James Cullen Bressack and was directed by Brandon Slagle who has quite the resume himself.

'Frost' is an Indie film that does a great job at keeping you engaged while building on suspense, drama, and tension. It also uses its location as a way to create the atmosphere needed. And then while you are on the edge of your seat waiting for Abby's rescue the shit hits the fan in the form of a major twist and you are left with your jaw on the floor.

Frost doesn't break any new ground as far as stories of survival go but it rises above its own limitations to create a film you are likely to be thinking about for a long time. 'Frost' is a gem of a film that hits all the right notes so be sure to check it out when it comes to Digital and Blu-ray on 10/11/22. Released by Cleopatra Entertainment

**** Out Of *****