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The Trap (1966)

 -  Adventure | Drama | Romance  -  July 1967 (USA)
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A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

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Cast overview:
Rita Tushingham ...
Eve
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La Bete
Rex Sevenoaks ...
The Trader
Barbara Chilcott ...
Trader's Wife
Linda Goranson ...
Trader's Daughter
Blain Fairman ...
Clerk
Walter Marsh ...
Preacher
Joseph Golland ...
Baptiste (as Jo Golland)
Jon Granik ...
No Name
Merv Campone ...
Yellow Dog
Reg McReynolds ...
Captain (as Reginald McReynolds)
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A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

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The piece of music used as Oliver Reed canoes down river (also called "The Trap") is now used by UK broadcaster The BBC for its coverage of The London Marathon. See more »

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great old school cinema
7 September 2004 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

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this British adventure film tells a heart-wrenching love story by combining a classic erotic fantasy with a realistic depiction of the hard life in the 19th century Canadian wilderness. The show-piece of the film is the wolf attack. It is brilliantly filmed, with the camera moving on and on through the dark snow-covered wood, while the starving beasts relentlessly try to snap at the wounded trapper. Actually, these are no wolfs but German shepherds, but the whole thing was so damn frightening that I completely forgot that this film is forty years old. Oliver Reed and Rita Tushingham are two great actors and make a wonderful couple in this film. I loved the last line delivered by Reed to Tushingham.

Only one thing I have to criticize: the two roguish native Americans are played by western actors with wigs. Looks very cheap by modern standards.

"The Trap" seems to be a lost classic. I had never heard or read of it until it aired on German television last week under the title "Wie ein Schrei I'm Wind". Then I found out that both of my parents had seen it decades ago and were so impressed by it that they never forgot it.


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