Atmospheric thriller set in the French countryside. Two British nurses, Jane (Pamela Franklin) and Cathy (Michele Dotrice), take a cycling holiday through France, but end up quarrelling and taking separate routes. Racked with guilt, the more responsible of the two decides to return to the lonely stretch of road where they last saw each other. When there's no sign of her friend, she begins an increasingly desperate search for answers among the reluctant, elusive locals. With darkness falling, her fears for her friend, combined with a growing feeling of menace, threaten to overwhelm her.
United Kingdom released, PAL/Region 2 DVD: LANGUAGES: English ( Mono ), WIDESCREEN (1.66:1), SPECIAL FEATURES: Interactive Menu, Scene Access, SYNOPSIS: Two British nurses -- Jane (Pamela Franklin) and Cathy (Michele Dotrice) -- take a vacation in the French countryside. Jane actually wants to tour the countryside, while Cathy wants to spend the time enticing men. After an argument while in a small French village, Jane leaves. When she returns, Cathy is gone. And if that weren't worry enough, it appears that the handsome young man Cathy flirted with on their journey is apparently a sex-crazed serial killer. In a panic, Jane tries to get some help from the villagers, but the townspeople are curiously uncooperative. ...And Soon the Darkness