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‘A glamping psychodrama’

Killer Retreat is a 2018 British psychological thriller feature film in which seven people go on a therapeutic weekend that leads to violence and death.

Written and directed by Robert Mullan (Mad to be Normal; Gitel), the movie – which was originally titled This Weekend Will Change Your Life – stars David Bamber, Niky Wardley, Caitlin Innes Edwards and Kate Sissons.


Seven people urbanites are seduced by a brochure offering change, personal growth, and a break from overcrowded and polluted London at a therapeutic weekend in the Cotswolds which will ‘change their life’. It does, but not in the way they imagine.

The weekend is facilitated by a husband and wife combo who immediately confiscate their mobile phones. They are ensconced in yurts and tipis on a farm, miles from anywhere…

Cast and characters:

  • David Bamber … David
  • Niky Wardley … Pam
  • Caitlin Innes Edwards … Cynthia
  • Kate Sissons … Joan
  • James Utechin … Matt
  • Adam Paul Harvey … Jim
  • Tom Richards … John
  • Hannah Nic … Sue
  • Lucie Glynn … Jess

Filming locations:

  • Charbury, Chipping Norton, Radford and Woodstock, Oxfordshire, England
  • Paddington Station London, England

Technical details:

  • 101 minutes
  • Aspect ratio: 2.35: 1

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