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The Place of the Dead (1997)

TV Movie | 100 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

A group of soldiers on a British Army expedition attempt to navigate an unexplored Malaysian gully. So inaccessible is the area, that they must ascend the highest mountain in Southeast Asia just to reach the entrance. The initial climb ...See moreA group of soldiers on a British Army expedition attempt to navigate an unexplored Malaysian gully. So inaccessible is the area, that they must ascend the highest mountain in Southeast Asia just to reach the entrance. The initial climb proves to be difficult for some of the party. Against strong objections, they are allowed to catch up and rest, rather than being turned back. Things don't improve the next day, however. With rations going more quickly than expected and time running out, a decision must be made. Should the lead group wait even longer and risk the entire mission, or save time by scouting the location ahead of them? Descending over "The Point Of No Return" could split the team permanently. Who makes the call? Written by Necturus See less
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Nino Gaetano Martinetti (as Nino Martinetti)
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Jan 18, 1997 (United Kingdom)

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Greg Wise
Corporal Hugh Brittan Corporal Hugh Brittan   See fewer
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Simon Dutton
Lt Colonel Robert Neill Lt Colonel Robert Neill   See fewer
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Dougray Scott
Lance Corporal Richard Mayfield Lance Corporal Richard Mayfield   See fewer
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John McArdle
Major Ron Foster Major Ron Foster   See fewer
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Ralph Brown
Sgt Bob Mann Sgt Bob Mann   See fewer
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David Nellist
Lance Corporal Steve Page Lance Corporal Steve Page   See fewer
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Phil McKee
Lance Corporal Peter Shearer Lance Corporal Peter Shearer   See fewer
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Craig Shai Hee
Lance Corporal Yiu Keung 'Kevin' Cheung Lance Corporal Yiu Keung 'Kevin' Cheung   See fewer
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Augustine Lau
Private Wai Keung Private Wai Keung   See fewer
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Raymond Ong
Private Lam Wai Kee Private Lam Wai Kee   See fewer
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Timothy West
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Anna Bolt
Kathryn Kathryn   See fewer
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John Alansu
Park Ranger Park Ranger   See fewer
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Sue Collie
Kathryn's Mother Kathryn's Mother   See fewer
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Dane Carson
Major Carlsen Major Carlsen   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 65 votes