"A handsomely realized production." -Los Angeles Times
Starring Kurt Russell (Breakdown) and Kelly McGillis (Top Gun) as forbidden lovers willing to risk everything to be together, Winter People is an "entrancing" (The Hollywood Reporter) film that shows how beautiful and powerful love can be in the face of devastating odds.
When a lonely widower, Wayland Jackson (Russell), becomes stranded in a remote mountain village, he's taken in by a local single mother, Collie Wright (McGillis). Before long, Wayland and Collie fall deeply in love. But their idyllic situation is brutally and violently disrupted when Cole Campbell, the drunkard father of Collie's son - shows up to reclaim his place in his son's life. To make matters worse, Cole is murdered, igniting an age-old family rivalry between the Wrights and the Campbells. The Campbell clan demands a life for a life. And the Wrights are ready to honor the request