“Retreat” is a psychological thriller film released in 2011. It was directed by Carl Tibbetts and stars Cillian Murphy, Thandie Newton, and Jamie Bell.
The film revolves around a young couple, Kate and Martin, who decide to go on a remote island retreat to try and mend their strained relationship. However, their idyllic getaway is disrupted when a soldier named Jack arrives on the island, claiming that a deadly virus has swept across the mainland, killing millions. Jack insists that they must quarantine themselves on the island until the threat has passed.
As the days pass, tensions rise among the three of them, and Kate and Martin begin to suspect that Jack may not be telling them the truth about the virus or his intentions. Their paranoia is compounded when they discover a mysterious stranger on the island, further fueling their sense of unease and suspicion.
The film explores themes of trust, isolation, and survival, as the characters are forced to confront their deepest fears and desires in a desperate struggle to stay alive. With a claustrophobic atmosphere and intense performances from the cast, “Retreat” is a gripping and thought-provoking thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the very end.
Duration: 90 min.